Business Affairs

College of Liberal Arts

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Please consult the Policies and Procedures Guide for detailed information about the procedures overseen by Business Affairs. If you have questions please contact one of our staff members.

Business Affairs performs a wide variety of administrative functions. The office's main responsibilities include:

  • Processing budgetary and financial information for the College of Liberal Arts
  • Serving as a liaison between the College and UT administrative units
  • Auditing all financial activity on dean's accounts and college endowments
  • Monitoring compliance with UT and College of Liberal Arts procedures
  • Facilitating faculty and staff understanding of University of Texas administrative procedures
  • Overseeing the process of faculty recruitment and retention for all units/departments within the college
  • Serving as an official steward for contracts involving the college
  • Assisting departments/units with purchasing procedures


Centralized Business Services

The College of Liberal Arts - Centralized Business Services (CBS) assists numerous centers and special projects with centralized, administrative support. This administrative support includes:

  • Account management
  • Time sheet management
  • Purchasing
  • Requests for travel
  • Reimbursements
  • Hiring of temporary employees
  • Paying of bills
  • Issuing of scholarships and fellowships
  • Processing of other administrative tasks requiring university forms or electronic documents



Located on the 1st and 3rd floors of the Dorothy L. Gebauer (GEB) building
Office phone: 512-471-4141
Office Fax: 512-471-4518

College of Liberal Arts
Office of Business Affairs
The University of Texas at Austin
116 Inner Campus Dr., Stop G6000
Austin, TX 78712-1257


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