University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychological Science

Holly Olmstead

Holly Olmstead

Holly Olmstead
Financial Assistant

Contact Information
Phone: (802) 656-4186
Room: 248

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Oversee expense reports
  • Reconcile budgets
  • Order big-ticket items via PO's
  • Payments to non-UVM individuals
  • Payments to research subject
  • Open/close petty cash accounts
  • PurCard reallocation
  • Journal entries
  • Post expenses to specific spreadsheets
  • Maintain spreadsheets for all grants

Income/Expense Accounts

  • Maintain copiers
  • Bill for copies to grants, etc
  • Assist with income/expense parameters


  • Set up work-study paperwork
  • Approve work-study time and wages
  • Approve wages and time reporting


  • PurCard for department supplies
  • Order Scantron sheets
  • Order department supplies
  • Colloquium supply maintenance
  • Pens - Mace Engravers

Building and Equipment

  • Department telephone list
  • Mailbox assignments
  • U.S. Mail/UPS/FedEx
  • Photocopier support


  • Set up hotel/travel for speakers


  • Supervise work-study students

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