We build a strong foundation for UCOP financial operations by ensuring accountability for and compliance with UC policy.

The Business Resource Center (BRC) aims to build a strong foundation for UCOP financial operations, allowing departments to focus on their core duties. Our goal is to standardize procedures and controls to ensure maximum service to departments, as well as efficient, controlled and compliant transaction processing for administrative functions. BRC staff strive to provide excellent service while demonstrating accountability to stakeholders, including the Regents and the public.

Amal Smith

Amal Smith


Contact Us

Phone: visit our team page
Fax: 510-287-3838

Business Resource Center
University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin Street, 9th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607-5201



Look for the red bricks as you exit the elevator on the 9th floor of the Franklin Building.

Service hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our service goals

Email addresses for functional areas

Find the right team to answer your questions.


Hotel Direct Bill Program: we are currently piloting a direct bill program at two hotels, in Oakland and LaJolla (with Riverside coming soon). Interested in participating for your employee and non-employee travelers?  Check out our October T&E BRC Blast for more information. 

BRC ServiceNow Training: learn how to use the new BRC ServiceNow online intake and workflow system! The next training is Wednesday, October 26, 10am-12pm in Franklin 5318. Contact Brad.Niess@ucop.edu or Amy.Vrizuela@ucop.edu to register.

BRC Express Reimbursement Training: attend the next training on Wednesday, November 16, 1pm-5pm in Franklin 7107 by registering with Mark.Lozano@ucop.edu.