Business Services Office

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The Business Services Office is here to support your teaching and research efforts.  Please contact us by submitting all your requests to email We also encourage you to complete and submit the forms posted on our website with your requests.

Our mission is to support and enable the mission of the Jackson School by providing reliable and compliant Fiscal Management, Reporting and Business Services. We are committed to delivering ongoing communication, providing readily available information regarding University Processes and Rules, creating processing efficiencies, and improving Financial reporting.

The Business Services Office performs a wide variety of administrative functions in support of the Jackson School of Geoscience. Some of those functions include:

  • Overseeing the Fiscal Management of the Jackson School of Geoscience
  • Serving as a liaison between the Jackson School and The University of Texas at Austin
  • Assisting departments/units with purchasing procedures
  • Overseeing the process of recruitment, onboarding and retention in the Jackson School
  • Ensuring faculty and staff understanding of University of Texas at Austin administrative procedures
  • Monitoring compliance with the University of Texas at Austin and the Jackson School procedures

For all purchase and delivery needs, please email We will be glad to help you with any purchases or service procurement. Please do not make purchases on your own, as we may have trouble reimbursing you.

All university business travelers with international destinations are required to comply with the UT Austin International Travel Policy. Travelers planning to visit destinations on the UT Austin Restricted Regions List must obtain approval from the International Oversight Committee by completing the Restricted Regions request process at least 5 weeks prior to departure. UT Austin travel protocol also mandates registration of travel in the UT Austin International Travel Registry (UTAITR), which initiates coverage in On Call International Overseas Insurance.

See International Travel Process page.