The Investment Office oversees investment of the university's Endowment, the permanent capital of Tulane University, which provides funding to support the academic mission of the institution for current and future students.


Controller's Office

The Controller's Office provides timely, accurate, and meaningful financial information and advice to the university community to support management decision-making, and to demonstrate fiscal responsibility, accountability, and regulatory compliance to maintain the financial stability necessary to achieve the University's mission as a whole.   

  • Accounting
    • Uptown Accounting Office
    • TMC Accounting Office
    • Primate Center Accounting Office
  • The office of Grants and Contracts Accounting is dedicated to serving the post-award needs of investigators and departmental administrators by providing a post-award accounting function for all awards received by the University.  The office is responsible for establishing accounts for new awards in the University accounting system, entering the appropriate budget and overhead information for each award, and preparing all billing and financial reporting as required by the sponsoring agency.  The department also participates in the administration of awards received by the Uptown campus and the Center for Bioenvironmental Research.  Assistance is provided to investigators and administrators on issues such as allowability of costs, availability of funds, cost sharing, and general information regarding accounting and costing policies.  Other areas of responsibility include grants and contracts accounts receivable, award closeout, record retention, and coordination of the annual A-133 audit.
  • Materials Management administers the centralized purchasing services for all departments of the University.  Performing these services in accordance with sound and prudent business practices, the department seeks to realize for the University the maximum value for every dollar expended.  Additionally, Materials Management is responsible for the material distribution of purchased material to various departments on both campuses and operation of the Health Sciences Center Storeroom and Linen Room.

The Budget Office prepares, distributes, and monitors the university's fiscal year, and decentralized operating budget to assure compliance with the policies and procedures set forth by the Senior Officers and as approved by the Board of Administrators. As an active University finance team member, we cooperatively and collaboratively participate in shaping policy and performance for the University's financial and business management.

Internal Audit provides independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve university operations.  The Internal Audit Department helps the university accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.


Facilities Management and Campus Development

The office of Facilities Management and Campus Development provides university-wide strategic leadership, coordination, and administrative oversight to campus facilities planning and the engineering, design, and construction, and the efficient operation of the physical facilities on all campuses and off-campus locations.  Operations include a wide array of services including maintenance, repairs, renewal, and replacement, provision of utilities and energy management, grounds keeping, custodial, fire and life safety, and recycling.  Facilities planning includes comprehensive campus master planning and annual capital planning consistent with the university's strategic plan and mission statement.  The office is also responsible for management of the university's real estate holdings.

  • Facilities Services Uptown supports the academic mission of the University through planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of the physical assets of the University in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
  • Facilities Services Downtown oversees the university's physical downtown campus.  It manages campus construction, renovations and maintenance; provides architectural designs with job estimates; custodial and operations maintenance services; parking in several garages around the campus; and food services.
  • Facilities Services Primate Center
  • Capital Projects and Real Estate Group provides professional and technical skill sets required to allow the university to acquire, construct, rehabilitate, lease and insure the business continuity of facilities essential to meeting the academic mission.

Police Department

TUPD Uptown is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe campus for its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services to protect the University and its assets.  These services and programs are consistent with the values of the University and supportive of the Department's commitment to teamwork, integrity, and excellence.

TUPD – Health Sciences:  The TUHSC Police Department maintains social order within prescribed ethical and constitutional limits while providing professional law enforcement services to its customers.  To attain this, TUHSC Police enforces the law in a fair and impartial manner recognizing the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority and the constitutional rights of all persons.  TUHSC Police strive to provide a secure environment in which the healing and educational processes may take place, and recognize that no campus law enforcement agency can operate at its maximum potential without the supportive input from the people it serves.  TUHSC Police actively solicit and encourage the cooperation and support of all persons of the Tulane University Health Sciences Center community to decrease the opportunity for crime and to facilitate the maximum use of its resources.



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