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Division of Business and Finance

Policies and Procedures

The Division of Finance & Administration is a team of professionals committed to the delivery of innovative, effective and efficient customer services while maintaining fiscal integrity. The division is responsible for the University’s accounting, budget planning, financial reporting, compliance, treasury, grants, auxiliary enterprises, grants, procurement, property and warehousing and facilities planning/project management functions. The division supports the overall excellence of Jackson State University by understanding and serving the needs of the academic programs, students, faculty, staff, alumni and communities.  We coordinate and optimize University-wide planning and risk mitigation with a focus towards sustainable achievements.

Through dynamic and collaborative partnerships, we provide high-quality and efficient services to ensure that the financial, capital, and operational resources are optimally deployed in support of the strategic vision for the Institution.


Business and finance policies refer to the rules and guidelines that companies put in place to ensure the financial health and stability of the organization. These policies can cover a wide range of areas, including financial reporting, budgeting, and expense management. They may also address issues such as risk management, debt management, and the use of company funds.

The official policies and procedures provided below are used as a resource and guide for conducting business and receiving services from various departments under the Division of Business and Finance.

 Budget and Financial Analysis                                                                                                                                                   
Budget and Financial Analysis
 Business Office                                                                                                                                                                            
Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable Collections
Bank Reconciliation 
Cash Management 
Disbursement Operating Bank
Long Term Debt
Student Accounts Receivables
 Purchasing and Travel                                                                                                                                                                 
Marketplace Refund
Marketplace Privacy
Division of Business and Finance


1400 John R. Lynch Street
Administration Tower
Jackson, MS 39217-0280

Phone: 601.979.3060