Business Office

How we support the law school's mission

The mission of the Business Office is to provide accurate and timely financial accounting and reporting services with invaluable Business Operation Services along with customer service in support of the Law School community in carrying out its social justice mission. The office is comprised of Accounting, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Budget, Bursar, and Materials Management which comprises Reprographics, Mail Room, Gift Store and Supply Shop.

We are responsible for the budget development, procurement of goods/services, and overall financial health of the Law School. We create and uphold sound financial policies and procedures at all levels throughout the Law School while increasing accountability through consistent fiscal operations and controls. We also ensure compliance with all CUNY, State, and Federal rules and regulations concerning financial policies and procedures.

We maintain the system of records, conduct financial analysis, produce internal and external financial reports, and coordinate audits. In addition, we are responsible for all aspects of student tuition and fees, and functions. The Procurement area is responsible for the purchase of goods and/or services.

The Reprographics, Mailroom, Supply and Gift Shops provide direct services to the Faculty, staff and students in order to provide needed items and/or support to maintain an efficient day to day operation.

Areas of the Business Office

About Accounting

The Accounting Department is responsible for properly recording deposits and payments according to the guidelines of required by each type of account.

The Accounts Payable Department is responsible for the disbursement of Tax Levy college funds to vendors, contractors, faculty, and staff.

We also handle reimbursement for all forms of travel and related expenses in the course of business for the Law School.

Administrative Support Services / Materials Management of the Law School include:

  • Reprographics: Photocopying equipment, fax equipment, paper distribution
  • CUNY Law Gift Shop: CUNY merchandise services
  • Supply Shop: Inventory and distribution of commonly used office supplies and copy paper for the entire campus.
  • Mailroom unit: mail delivery, shipping / receiving, transportation/messenger service

The Budget Department is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Law School’s annual Tax Levy budget.

The Bursar’s Office is responsible for processing and recording student tuition and fee payments, issuing tuition refunds, and loan disbursements.

The Procurement Office makes purchases of goods and services on behalf of the Law School.

Frequently Used Forms

Budget Submission Template

Budget Transfer Form

Single-Source Justification Memo Template

Purchase Justification Memo Template

Travel Authorization Form

Contact Us



Time: Monday – Friday, 9:00AM – 4:30PM
Phone: (718) 340-4583

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