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Missions and Objectives

Office of Financial Affairs



The mission of the Office of Financial Affairs is to provide current, comprehensive, and accurate information about the financial position of the University and the various components of the University.



  • Provide Basic Financial Statements annually and in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America, as prescribed by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
  • Promote the highest standards of accounting and financial reporting services.
  • Encourage innovation to meet the business needs of the students, faculty, staff, and service providers of the University in a pleasant, professional, and efficient manner.

Office of University Accounting and Finance



The mission of the Office University Accounting and Finance at Eastern Kentucky University is to deliver an array of support services to students, faculty and staff that contribute to the enhancement and delivery of the University’s academic programs and student programs and activities essential to the educational experience of the University. Through a highly-trained and service-oriented staff, the Office of University Accounting and Finance is committed to embrace and implement changes where necessary, and focus on responsiveness in support of the University’s mission.



  • Collecting and disbursing funds.
  • Provide quality support service to our students, faculty, staff and visitors.
  • Provide quality stewardship of the University resources and protect them against inefficiency and fraud.
  • Promote the highest standards of accounting and financial reporting services.

University Business Services Mission


The mission of business services is to provide essential auxiliary services in support of the University in its academic mission, which includes teaching, learning, and service; research; and also public service. A comprehensive system of diversified services is designed to satisfy the needs and expectations of the University community and is provided through various business services units.

The units included within business services are the EKU Bookstore, Card Services, EKU Dining Services, Purchases and Central Stores, Mail Services, Parking and Transportation, and the University Pepsi Contract Administration. These service units’ goals include striving to provide excellent customer services, effectively satisfying customer needs, developing key diverse business partnerships, and streamlining administrative processes. Effective accomplishment of these goals will enhance the overall efficiency of the University; thus promoting, supporting, and furthering the overall academic mission of the University.

Office of the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration

521 Lancaster Avenue
Coates Building 113, CPO 35A
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-5012
Fax: 859-622-8822


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