The ABSC has moved to a hybrid/remote staffing model. Our staff may be reached via Microsoft Teams Monday – Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. Teams is the quickest and most efficient way to connect with us.

Our physical office is currently closed during the student winter break. Please contact staff directly via email or Teams, or contact our department email address at adminbsc@uvm.edu.

The Administrative Business Service Center provides a broad range of business-related services to its customer departments. Send a request to the ABSC to find out more on the following:

Financial TransactionsHuman Resources/Payroll TransationsBudgeting/Reporting
  • Check requests
  • Deposits
  • Journal entries & budget transfers
  • Purcard reallocations
  • Requisitions
  • Additional pays
  • Classification changes
  • Distribution changes
  • Job-related changes
  • Leaves of absence
  • Off-cycle base salary adjustments
  • Overtime payments
  • Position description updates
  • Recruitments
  • Temporary & POI hires
  • Annual budget process
  • Budget-to-Actuals reports
  • Ad-Hoc financial &/or human resources reports
  • Manage Axiom report distribution

Revised Approval Templates (12/21/21)

Revised templates for all HR action approval requests are now available and effective immediately - see Approval Request Templates section.
Of note:

  • The revised Staff Recruitment/Hire process has been reduced to one formal approval from the Vice President for Finance and Administration.
  • Information regarding remote/in-person status is no longer required for any approval request.

Please note that these new templates are needed only for departments that report up to the President. This message has no impact on departments that report up to the Provost’s Office.
Please share this message with anyone in your unit involved in the approvals process.

Important Reminders Regarding ABSC Processes (7/29/21) adminbsc@uvm.edu

As campus returns to normal operations, please keep in mind these important reminders regarding ABSC processes (click arrow to see more).

  • All document submissions and requests must continue to be submitted electronically. We will not accept paper requests.
  • All requests should continue to be sent to adminbsc@uvm.edu and a Footprint will be created.
  • Attach all documents associated with your work request to one email.
  • Reminder regarding the process for check deposits:
    • Send electronically to adminbsc@uvm.edu:
      • A scan of the check with routing and account numbers redacted.
      • The chartstring where the check should be deposited.
      • Any other info about the check including the purpose (income from an event, reimbursement from a vendor, etc.)
    • A Footprint will be created and assigned to your ABSC BSG. The BSG will create a deposit transmittal sheet and will send it back to you electronically via the Footprint.
    • Print and bring the deposit transmittal sheet to Treasury Services at 220 Waterman Building along with the check.
  • Reminder regarding the process for electronic submission of PurCard documentation:
    • Create a PDF scan containing all PurCard documents, including your signed US Bank statement and all backup documentation.
      • If at all possible, please create one single PDF containing all required documents for the current PurCard cycle.
      • Please ensure that your signed US Bank statement is the first page of the PDF.
    • Email the PDF scan to adminbsc@uvm.edu.
      • Include the PurCard holder name and PurCard statement date in the subject line of the email.
      • Please send only one individual’s PurCard per email.
      • If the file is too large to send via email, please use UVM’s File Transfer Service to send the file to adminbsc@uvm.edu.
    • Remember to keep any physical copies of PurCard documents (for example, physical receipts) for one year from the PurCard journal date.