We build a strong foundation for UCOP financial operations by ensuring accountability for and compliance with UC policy.

The Business Resource Center (BRC) aims to build a strong foundation for UCOP financial operations, allowing departments to focus on their core duties. Our goal is to standardize procedures and controls to ensure maximum service to departments, as well as efficient, controlled and compliant transaction processing for administrative functions. BRC staff strive to provide excellent service while demonstrating accountability to stakeholders, including the Regents and the public.

Brad Niess

Interim Director

Contact Us

Phone: visit our Teams page
Fax: 510-287-3838

Business Resource Center
University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin Street, 9th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607-5201



Look for the red bricks as you exit the Franklin 9th Floor elevator.

BRC Service hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

BRC Service Goals

New to UCOP or need a refresher on the services that the BRC provides? Read this helpful summary of What we do to get you started!

Whom Should I Ask? Find the right BRC team to answer your questions.


BRC Trainings: are now offered on a number of topics. Check out our Training Schedule 2017 for more detail on classes and when and where you can attend.

It's that time of year again, be prepared!  Join us in May for a two-part overview on fiscal close, no registration required. Dates, times, and locations are available on the BRC Training Schedule 2017

BRC ServiceNow (L-Proc): our newest class for anyone in your department who submits requests to Local Procurement.  Learn how to use the ServiceNow online system to submit and track requests for contracts, purchase order change requests, and RFX's. Register with UCOPContractor@ucop.edu.

Hotel Direct Bill Program: our pilot program now offers direct bill lodging at several campus locations. Read the BRC Virtual Card Information sheet on how to participate for your business travelers.