Business Services is currently working remotely

To contact someone within Business Services, please use one of the following email addresses and someone will get back to you:

Student Accounts
Accounts Payable/Purchasing

Regular Business Services Office Hours – Academic Year

Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon) and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Lost or Stolen Pcard?

Call Wells Fargo immediately at 1-800-932-0036. Send email to Pcard Administrator, Grace Wood, at  as soon as you are able.

Exceptional Service—Without Exception

The Business Services Team has direct responsibility for:

  • Accounting (including audit, tax, and grants administration)
  • Purchasing and Accounts Payable
  • Budgeting
  • Cash Management
  • Cashiering
  • Student Accounts
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Systems
  • Payroll
  • We also provide oversight to the following outsourced services: Highlander –The Shop at Macalester, Central Receiving, Document Services, Mailing Services, and Dining Services.

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.

News and Updates

2020-21 Fiscal Year-End Memo (PDF) for end-of-year finance considerations is available now.

Business Services is excited to announce our first step toward assisting staff and faculty with Macalester’s Equity Purchasing Initiative

Premium Waters is on hold until further notice

2021 Shred schedule: Shred Right Collection Schedule (gDoc)