We oversee and develop policy for the university's business operations.

The Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Operating Officer serves as chief administrative officer for the University of California system, with responsibility over systemwide budget, facility construction and maintenance, real estate management, human resource administration and information technology support. This office also oversees the budget and administration of the Office of the President.

Nathan Brostrom

Nathan Brostrom

Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer & Interim Chief Operating Officer


Budget & Capital Resources

Supports and provides recommendations to the President and the campuses in the effective utilization, allocation and management of systemwide resources.

Top Destinations
Capital Planning
Construction Services
Design Services
Real Estate Services
Energy & Facilities Management Services
Operating Budget

Human Resources

Manages systemwide human resources and benefits, employee and labor relations, compensation and performance, workforce development and compliance.

Top Destinations
Systemwide Human Resources staff
Retirement Administration
HR strategic plan (pdf)
HR contacts
At Your Service
UCOP local human resources

Information Technology Services

Provides information technology (IT) services for UC campuses and the Office of the President, from corporate data systems to telecommunications to computer networks.

Top Destinations
Support services
Policies & guidelines
User agreement
Services for UCOP
Services for campuses


Building & Administrative Service Center (BASC)

Provides a clean, safe and secure working environment and efficient administrative support for OP.

Top Destinations
Employee systems
All BASC services

Center for Operations Excellence (COPE)

Helps UCOP departments develop organizational change strategies to meet current and future business demands.

Top Destinations
COPE services
Change management resources

Strategic Resources Group

Coordinates UCOP project management, business analysis and change management resources.

Top Destinations
SRG services
New and completed projects
Project management resources

UCOP Budget Office

Develops, monitors and manages the UCOP budget program, systematically aligning resources with strategic needs and goals.

Top Destinations
Forms and procedures
Budget development tools

Contact us

Business Operations
University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94607

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