Business Affairs Departments

Learn about the 13 Business Affairs departments and how they work together to provide excellent service, sustainability, and safety to UF.

Business Affairs Technical Services

Business Affairs Technical Services (BATS) supports Business Affairs departments with services such as website design, data-based web app development, enterprise app support, and software acquisition consulting.

Business Services

The Business Services department supplies essential services and goods to support the University’s academic mission with a comprehensive system of diverse programs. Business Services partners include Chartwells Higher Education (Florida Fresh Dining and Palm & Pine Catering), Follett Higher Education Group (UF Bookstores), Pepsi, Canteen (snack vending), and Wells Fargo.

Physical Security

The Department of Physical Security is responsible for all physical security to support UF Departments and Colleges including access control, security/surveillance cameras, license plate readers (LPR), alarm systems, and more.

Stephen C. O’Connell Center

The Stephen C. O’Connell Center serves as an academic, athletic, recreational, and entertainment facility that strives to provide superior service to guests and clients.

Emergency Management

As part of UF Public Safety, the Department of Emergency Management (UFDEM) oversees a comprehensive approach to preparedness, including prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery.

Planning, Design and Construction

Planning, Design and Construction is responsible for delivering excellent facilities in function, quality, maintainability, and sustainability at the University of Florida.

Small Business and Supplier Diversity

The Small Business and Supplier Diversity Department oversees the University’s Supplier Diversity Program, ensuring everyone has equal opportunities for procurement and contracting at the University.

University of Florida Police Department

As a law enforcement agency, the University of Florida Police Department is guided by an established set of fundamental values to preserve a safe, secure campus environment where diverse social, cultural, and academic values are allowed to develop and prosper.

Facilities Services

Facilities Services supports the university in an ongoing pursuit of excellence through building maintenance, preventative maintenance, grounds maintenance, refuse collection and recycling, road maintenance, campus-wide utility distribution, and more.

Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) offers services in laboratory & research safety, occupational safety & risk management, and facility support services. These services aim to safeguard the university community and the environment.

Human Resources

Creating a culture of care, opportunity & excellence for all

Transportation and Parking Services

Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) provides efficient, courteous, and professional access to campus and mobility for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.


The Office of Sustainability fosters collaborative efforts among faculty, students, and staff to generate knowledge, acquire skills, and develop practices for a sustainable, high-quality life on campus.