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Message from the Controller

Cheryl A. Ross  Assistant Vice Chancellor/UC San Diego Controller & Financial Officer, School of Medicine

A Message from Cheryl A. Ross, Assistant Vice Chancellor/UC San Diego Controller & Financial Officer, School of Medicine

Welcome to Business and Financial Services at UC San Diego. As you'll see from the diverse array of organizations and functions we oversee or support, our teams play a key role in the university's business operations and billion-dollar research enterprise. Our purpose is to support and encourage you in establishing an accountability environment of quality and integrity for your areas of fiscal responsibility. The content of this site is intended to be useful and supportive in achieving that goal.

Together, we can effectively support the world-class mission of UC San Diego in the areas of teaching, research, healthcare and public service. We look forward to working with you in upholding the public trust of UC San Diego.

If you have any issues or concerns you want to discuss, please do not hesitate to contact me, Cheryl Ross, the Controller, at

For scheduling inquiries, contact Stanley Ostaszweski, Jr at

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a client-centric business ecosystem that cultivates a simplified financial landscape to address the evolving needs of the community while safeguarding the university’s resources.

Our Vision

To be the recognized leader, in the delivery of quality, customer-driven fiscal support services in higher education, while providing a positive work environment for our employees.
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