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We will work together to make administration seamless and efficient to enable and support teaching, learning and research.


The Business Affairs organization at Stanford provides administrative policies, infrastructure, systems, services and support for the benefit of the University community.

What We Do

Create an inclusive environment that attracts, develops and retains a diverse, world-class staff

Transform administrative processes, systems, and infrastructure throughout the University to reduce the burden on faculty, students and other staff

Deliver accurate, timely and useful information to support decision-making

Create a comprehensive and balanced approach to university-wide risk management and compliance

Continuously improve our clients' satisfaction with administrative services

Our Workplace

The Stanford Redwood City Campus includes four modern office buildings, a café and outdoor promenade and plazas, a child care center, parking garage and employee wellness center. Our 35-acre campus is home to approximately 2,700 Stanford staff members. 

Business Affairs Community Food Drive

With the holidays just a few weeks away, we want to highlight an opportunity to give back to our community. The Business Affairs Community Food Drive begins on Monday, November 7, 2022 and runs through December 9, 2022.