Business Services works as a team to process distribution of payroll checks, process expense reimbursements, track and report financial information, coordinate all campus audits, process financial aid awards to students, receipt cash, collect on past due accounts, gift processing, issue purchase orders and contracts, manage the university risk and manage hazardous waste disposal. In addition, the team provides the processing function for the Advancement Foundation and the Sponsored Programs Foundation. Business Services is comprised of the following functions:

Contracts, Procurement & Risk Management

Financial Services


Address & Contact Information

The office of the Associate Vice President for Business Services is located in the Student Business Services building, at the corner of Harpst and Rossow streets, at the south end of campus-Student and Business Services, Room 345. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Business Services / SBS 345
Humboldt State University
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
Phone: (707)826-3512   Fax: (707)826-5703


Name Title Email
Adele Desadier Administrative Support Coordinator adele.desadier@humboldt.edu
Denise Gentry Administrative Support Assistant denise.gentry@humbolt.edu