Business & Finance

Welcome to the Office of the Vice President for Business & Finance. 

Lorraine B. Hoffman, the Vice President for Business and Finance, is the Chief Financial Officer for the campus and has oversight of budget and financial operations, facilities management, public safety, risk management, environmental health and safety, police department, human resources, business services and facilities planning.

The division of Business and Finance plays a critical campus role by building and supporting an environment for successful student learning.


Provide high quality, efficient administrative and operational support and planning services as an integral part of the campus community in support of student learning.


  • Strive to uphold the highest professional and ethical standards and values.
  • Foster a sense of place, sustainability, and connection in support of the mission of the University.
  • Commitment to customer satisfaction and support of diversity through integrity and accountability.
If you have any questions, or suggestions on how we can improve this site, please send us an email.

Spring 2016 Highlights

Read our Spring 2016 Highlights (PDF) report to learn more about our recent campus improvements.


Campus Improvements

Current projects update from Planning, Design and Construction, May 2016.


New Hydration Stations

Fill up on free water at our hydration stations, April 2016.


Human Resources Spring 2016 Update

Read about our progress in our newsletter (PDF), March 2016.

CSU Chico Capital Project Update

September 2015

CSU Chico Budget Central

Visit the Budget Central website!