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Division of Finance and Administration

NDSU's Division of Finance and Administration provides fiscal and administrative counsel to the executive offices of the University, assuring that the institution operates within the legal and regulatory parameters of the State Board of Higher Education and the North Dakota University System. We provide human resources services, fiscal management, coordination of University-wide planning, institutional budgeting, and policy analysis. The Division is responsible for maintaining the physical campus environment and ensuring the safety of faculty, students and staff. The Division also oversees the institution's self-sustaining auxiliary services departments.

Division of Finance and Administration Structure

The Division of Finance and Administration coordinates the efforts of all auxiliary, facilities, financial, and operational business functions across campus. 

View the VPFA Org Chart


Auxiliary Operations

NDSU's Auxiliary Operations include the following departments:



Memorial Union Operations

Residence Life

Wellness Center

Institutional Budgeting

The NDSU Budget Office is responsible for the planning, development, analysis, and implementation of the fiscal management process and preparation of the NDSU comprehensive annual and biennial budgets; provides for the coordination, preparation, maintenance and reporting of budgeting systems/activities; long range planning; capital project review and monitoring; provides management with information, analyses and recommendations for budgetary needs consistent with NDSU and SBHE guidelines, procedures and policies.

University Police and Safety Office

The University Police and Safety Office provides professional services and resources to help the campus be a safe and secure environment while being prepared to respond to the emergency service needs of the community.  To accomplish this, the department serves as the lead institutional unit responsible for safety and security, law enforcement, risk management and emergency preparedness and response. The department consists of four sub-units:

Communications Call Center

Environmental Health and Safety

Public Health and Safety

University Police


Finance and Administration is a critical pillar of the University, providing supportive learning and partnership.


Finance and Administration strives to be a resourceful partner by providing direct and advisory services while promoting accountability to the University and its extended community.

Core Values

Our division is committed to excellence and we demonstrate that through our innovative problem solving, cooperative relationships, and focus on customer service.

Bruce A. Bollinger
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Phone:  (701) 231-8412

VPFA Office

Phone:  (701) 231-8411
Fax:  (701) 231-6194

8:00 - 5:00 pm
7:30 - 4:00 pm (Summer/Breaks)

Mailing Address:
NDSU Dept #3000
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND  58108-6050

Campus Address:  [ Map ]
Old Main 11
1340 Administration Avenue
Fargo, ND  58102



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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8411 / Fax: (701) 231-6194
Campus address: Old Main 11
Physical/delivery address: 1340 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 3000 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Vice President for Finance and Administration

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2019 3:40:34 PM
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