To advance UNLV’s Top Tier initiatives through support, service, and infrastructure excellence.


Service and stewardship are our core values. We work together to provide quality service within the framework of stewardship.

We responsibly plan and manage the university’s physical and financial resources.

Business Affairs Culture and Service Standards

Business Affairs employees follow defined service standards to guide interactions with colleagues and campus customers. Regardless of role, everyone in Business Affairs is responsible to live the below culture standards.

Strategic Priorities

Business Affairs has identified five immediate priorities:

  • Efficiency and Effectiveness: We will innovate to streamline business processes and be responsive service providers. We will protect, expand, and optimize our university’s financial resources and facilities.
  • Engagement and Outreach: We will reach out to the UNLV community and those doing business with the university to create a mutual understanding of their needs and our practices.
  • Communication: We will clearly and succinctly communicate policies; promptly inform appropriate audiences of changes in procedures; and provide multiple platforms for questions. We will provide channels for the campus and our vendors to provide feedback.
  • Staffing: We will recruit, retain, and develop employees to create a dynamic collaborative approach to our mission. We will offer professional development opportunities to enhance our employees’ skills and knowledge. We will nurture a superior work atmosphere that values diversity, demands integrity, and fosters respect.
  • High-quality facilities: We will harness the latest technology and procure equipment to create a positive work environment. We will acquire, construct, and maintain facilities to deliver quality customer-driven support services.

Business Affairs 2021 Annual Report

In 2021, our university accomplished a huge milestone together - welcoming our faculty, staff, and students back to campus for in-person instruction. Business Affairs teams made substantial contributions to this effort while supporting the university in achieving its Top Tier 2.0 mission through ongoing services and new initiatives. The 2021 Business Affairs Annual Report details these initiatives and accomplishments.

Highlights include:

approval of the Maryland Campus Master Plan
Anaplan budgeting software
approximately $19 million in funds from the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) to campus initiatives
four million square-feet of indoor space
1,400 COVID-19 PPE supply orders