A Message from the Director

“OSU Shared Services (the Business Centers) is committed to supporting colleges and units in advancing the University’s mission and goals. We focus on service, efficiency, and effective stewardship of resources, in close collaboration with colleagues across the University. OSU Shared Services assists administrative leaders with financial management analyses, forecasting, and developing a stable and diverse workforce. With these goals in mind, we are dedicated to delivering customer-focused solutions, and continually developing the expertise of Business Center staff members.”

Linda Powell
Director, OSU Shared Services


Advance the University mission through strategic partnerships; delivering innovative customer-focused solutions.


To provide the highest level of consultative and collaborative business services to the University community. We are committed to effective resource stewardship and to the continuous development of employee expertise.

Key Strategies

  • Providing Exemplary Customer Service
  • Relentlessly Pursuing Operational Excellence
  • Fostering Employee Engagement and Job Satisfaction
  • Challenging the status quo through Continuous Process Improvement
  • Nurturing Inclusive Partnerships by Sharing Information and Communicating Effectively

Find Your Business Center

Agricultural Sciences & Marine Sciences

  • College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Hatfield Marine Science Center
  • Agricultural Research Centers

Arts and Sciences

  • College of Education
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Sciences
  • Honors College

Auxiliaries & Activities

  • Athletic Department
  • University Conference Services
  • Public Safety
  • Business Services
  • Recreational Sports
  • Memorial Union
  • Student Health Services
  • Intercultural Student Services
  • Counseling & Psychological Services
  • Facilities
  • University Housing & Dining
  • Educational Activities & ASOSU


Business and Engineering

  • College of Business
  • College of Engineering

Forestry, Oceanic & Atmospheric

  • College of Forestry
  • College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences

Health Sciences

  • College of Health & Human Sciences
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Veterinary Medicine

University Administration

  • Office of the President
  • Office of the Provost
  • Academic Affairs and International Programs
  • Graduate School
  • Finance and Administration (excluding
    Business Services, Facilities, Public Safety,
    Conference Services)
  • Information Services
  • Valley Library
  • Research Office (excluding HMSC)
  • Student Affairs (E&G Funded)
  • University Relations and Marketing
  • University Outreach and Engagement
  • OSU Cascades Campus.