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. Business Services also serves as IP&O’s advocate and resource on financial, budget, accounting, economic development, and IT.
About Our Services
- Economic Development Group
The Economic Development Group, ("EDG") promotes the business and economic development interests within Institutional Planning and Operations, the university, and local community. EDG is responsible for maintaining operating budgets, property and lease management, rent collection and tenant insurance and licensing compliance. EDG also provides oversight of Rutgers Faculty and Staff Short Term Housing Program, Rutgers Cinema, kite+key Rutgers Tech Store, and TeKCheK Rutgers Computer Repair Service. The group initiates marketing and event planning around campus that promotes brand awareness for these programs.
Associate Director, Economic Development Group
- Faculty & 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, and on the Busch Campus in Piscataway.
Associate Director, Economic Development Group
- Mail Services
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.
Director, Mail Services
- 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 IP&O vehicles. We also provide fleet service support for any department requesting services.
Director, Material and Logistical Services
- Parking & Transportation Services (DOTS)
The Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) parking unit is committed to providing all members of the Rutgers community with the best possible parking options in order to support the academic, health, and research functions of the University.Learn More
The Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) transportation unit is committed to providing all members of the Rutgers community with the best possible transportation within all campuses including campus transit and shuttle services, walking and bike paths, and public transportation services.Learn More
- Records Management
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 of records at its warehouse and receives almost 12,000 new boxes annually.
Director, Records Management
- 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.
Golf Pro Manager
- Rutgers Barnes & Noble Bookstore
The official Barnes & Noble at Rutgers Bookstore, is your one-stop shop for all your campus life needs. More than just a bookstore, we offer not only your textbooks, course materials, and supplies for success at Rutgers, but also your official Rutgers swag, gifts, and apparel along with technology and electronic accessories. We also offer a large general reading section and drinks, snacks, and more from our marketplace and Starbucks cafe. Author events featuring local and national writers are held throughout the year in the store’s special events space, and all are always free to attend and open to public.
- Campus Retail
Business Services is responsible for the lease management of all retail operations located in student housing buildings and other areas throughout all three campuses. Business Services manages internal business ventures that include Rutgers Cinema, kite+key, Rutgers Tech Store and TeKCeK, Rutgers Computer Repair Services.
- Student Housing
Across New Brunswick/Piscataway, Newark and Camden–Rutgers operates one of the largest collegiate housing programs in the country with over 19,000 students living on-campus. We manage 150 residential buildings, which means you have a lot of choices: suites, apartments or traditional residence halls. Living on campus is sure to be one of the most exciting and memorable times of your life. It is no wonder that life-long friendships are often formed in our residence halls.