Business Services

Exceptional Service—Without Exception

Business Services Mission Statement

The Business Services Team* fosters responsible stewardship of Macalester's financial resources through integrity, effectiveness, and innovation.  Guided by the College's mission, we strive to deliver consistently exemplary service with respect for the diverse needs of the entire Macalester community and external parties who rely on our work.  We partner with our constituents to help them achieve their goals through timely and accurate resources, fiscal accountability, best practices, technical expertise, and ethical guidance fueled by a solutions-oriented spirit.

*The Business Services Team has direct responsibility for Accounting (including audit and tax), Grants Administration, Purchasing and Accounts Payable, Budgeting, Cash Management, Cashiering, Student Accounts, Risk Management, and Financial Systems. We also provide oversight to the following outsourced services: Highlander -The Shop at Macalester, Central Receiving, Document Services, Mailing Services, and Dining Services.

News and Updates

2013-2014 Fiscal Year-End Planning details available now! 

Premium Waters, Inc. next delivery date is Wednesday, April 30th

Shred Right boxes emptied next on Wednesday, May 7th (if you have large amounts to shred, please call Jeff at x6294)

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