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Business and Finance Employee Orientation

Welcome to the University of Illinois System!

This orientation will give you a basic understanding of the information and resources available to help you get started in your new role as an employee with business and finance responsibilities at the University of Illinois System. It will give you a sense of the complexity of the operations in the system, the various roles and responsibilities of business and finance employees, and the support offered by the Office of the Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Comptroller (CFO).

The orientation focuses on:

  • Identifying the primary functions of the office of the CFO and related units;
  • Understanding the University of Illinois System’s components and overall reporting structure;
  • Recalling information about additional business and finance training and development opportunities (i.e., job aids, certifications, etc.);
  • Finding additional business and finance resources on the Business & Finance website; and
  • Staying informed with the latest updates and useful reference materials.

If you are a new employee with business and finance responsibilities, click on the Take the Course button below to register for an orientation session that will provide basic understanding of the information and resources available to help you get started.


Business & Finance Departments

Looking for organizational charts or department lists? Visit the Business and Finance Departments section in About to learn more about who the various departments are and what they do.