Business Services is a diverse group of professionals providing valued services to the university community. We strive for outstanding service delivery, innovation and continuous improvements. University-wide services:
Business Services also serves as IP&O’s advocate and resource on financial, budget, economic development, IT and employee service affairs.
Economic Development Group
The Economic Development Group, ("EDG"), promotes the business and economic development interests within Institutional Planning and Operations, the university community, and local communities. Oversite of University Retail, Lease Property Management, Faculty Staff Housing and Special Projects.
Faculty and Staff Housing
The Faculty and Staff Housing program offers short-term apartment rentals to all faculty and staff in need of temporary housing. Leases can be as short as one month to a maximum of one year. An inventory of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments are located in Highland Park, New Brunswick, Newark, and on the Busch Campus in Piscataway.
Mail Services is the mail distribution hub for all department and student mail. They deliver close to 400,000 packages annually, process over 1,700,000 pieces of regular incoming mail, and over 1,500,000 pieces of outgoing metered mail. Mail Services also accommodates over 79,000 customers at its walk up windows, and sends out close to 6,000 UPS packages for students.
Material & Logistical Services
Material & Logistical Services provides the university with moving services and furniture installations. M&LS oversees Surplus operations, which is responsible for pickup and disposal of all university assets which are either no longer in use, or for which there are no further plans for use, and also offers surplus items for sale. M&LS is responsible for University Warehousing operations, which includes receiving incoming packages for faculty and staff, ordering, inventorying, and delivering supplies for various departments within the university. Fleet Services provides preventive maintenance, repairs, and capital planning for all university vehicles.
Identity & Access Management
This group is responsible for the management and maintenance of university-wide access control and Rutgers University ID card systems. They maintain an estimated 5,000 card readers and issue around 50,000 identification cards per year.
The Records Management department provides information to campus departments regarding the proper procedures for retaining and discarding university records. The program assists departments with developing a "Records Retention and Disposal Schedule," which is in compliance with federal and state regulations. Every office and department on campus is faced with the challenge of storage space, as well as decisions about which records to keep and which to discard. Records Management assists departments with these decisions and provides effective solutions for the proper retention of university records, special collections and university archives. This group currently securely and safely stores over 155,000 boxes at its Edison warehouse and receives almost 12,000 new boxes annually.
Rutgers Golf Course
The Rutgers University Golf Course, managed by a PGA Professional, is an 18 hole facility open to the public. With a full-service practice and teaching area, golfers can learn about the game of golf and practice at our putting and chipping greens and fairway and greenside bunkers.