Finance Division

Thomas GrayWe have designed these webpages to provide easy and direct access to the critical services that the Finance Division provides you; we have combined descriptions of each of our departments with roadmaps to guide you through the processing of essential applications, forms and the policies that inform them.

The Finance Division exists to maintain and advance the financial health of Downstate Health Sciences University, with systems and controls for continuing oversight, interacting with students, faculty staff and patients to ensure a satisfying experience for everyone.”

- Richard Miller PhD, VP, Chief Financial Officer

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Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable completes all State account related payments, and verifies and reconciles all invoices, including all department vouchers (e.g., travel vouchers, purchase order and contract payments).


Accounting Services

The office of Accounting Services is responsible for providing institutional reporting services including (but not limited to) revenue/expense reports, bank reconciliations as well as the maintenance and training of Business Intelligence.


Administrative Services

As part of DHSU’s Supply Chain, Administrative Services manages central receiving, central stores, mail services, property control, and Quick Copy Center (QCC) functions.


Budget, Planning & Reporting

The Office of Budget, Planning & Reporting is responsible for the financial planning and analysis of Downstate’s vast resources, managing the budget process for funding sources (including state purpose, hospital, dormitory, endowment and IFRs) as well as operations and investment planning of HSCB Foundation and Downstate Technology Center.



The Bursar's Office bills and collects tuition, fees, room & board, and other revenues. They also disburse financial aid and process refunds when necessary and provide financial counseling to students and families. They are here to provide excellent services and support students in achieving their educational goals.


Card Services

Card Services is designed to provide a more efficient means of making routine purchases by reducing paperwork and waiting time.


Contracts & Purchasing

The Contracts and Purchasing Department is the sole agent for State procurement functions at Downstate Health Sciences University. They ensure that all commitments made against State appropriations are executed in full compliance with the laws governing New York State purchasing activities. They provide step-by-step guidance through the forms and processes of the supply chain system.


Faculty Student Association (FSA)

FSA is a 501c3 not for profit charitable corporation providing auxiliary services to the DHSU community including parking, the bookstore, catering, the hospital gift shop, laundry machines, mobile vending permits, vending machines, ATM machines, Zipcars, and a wide range of accounting services for campus organizations.


Hospital Finance

Hospital Finance oversees and administers the entire budget, planning and review process of the University Hospital at Brooklyn (UHD). From the procurement of every element required for the execution and maintenance of hospital services to the oversight of care coordination, this department works diligently to ensure the integrity of the UHD financial structure at DHSU.



Payroll ensures that all State employees at Downstate are paid accurately with correct withholdings and deductions—in the most timely manner possible.


Real Estate

The Real Estate Department is responsible for the management of all Downstate Health Sciences University property resources.