We oversee and develop policy for the university's business operations.

UC Operations provides systemwide leadership and oversight of human resource administration, information technology, the UCPath Center, and the project and initiative management unit. This division also oversees the budget and operations within the Office of the President itself.

Rachael Nava

Rachael Nava

Executive Vice President – Chief Operating Officer


Systemwide Human Resources

Manages systemwide human resources and benefits, employee and labor relations, compensation and performance, workforce development and compliance.

Top Destinations
Systemwide Human Resources staff
Retirement Administration
HR Strategic Plan 2015-2019 (pdf)
HR contacts

Information Technology Services

Provides information technology (IT) services for UC campuses and the Office of the President, from corporate data systems to telecommunications to computer networks.

Top Destinations
UCOP IT Support & Services
Support services
Policies & guidelines
User agreement
Services for UCOP
Services for campuses

Operational Services

Supports the successful deployment and operation of common systems which leverage UC’s scale and improve our administrative efficiency.

Top Destinations
UCPath Center
UCOP Operations
Budget, Financial Planning & Analysis
Business Resource Center
UCOP Human Resources
Building & Administrative Service Center

Systemwide Community Safety

Promotes ongoing community engagement in safety, and work with all UC locations to build a more holistic, data-driven, service-oriented and community-centric approach to safety and security across the University.

Top Destinations
UC Community Safety Plan
UC Community Safety Plan: Frequently Asked Questions
Campus Responsible Officers
Campus Police

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

We help advance UCOP’s equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) mission of building an enduring anti-racist organization and strive to foster an environment where every employee feels respected, appreciated and valued.

Top Destinations
Unified Approach
Get Involved

Strategy and Program Management Office

Applies rigor and analysis to drive solutions on high-impact priorities that advance the mission of the University.

Top Destinations
Request SPMO Services

Contact us

UC Operations
University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94607

UC Structure

Universitywide organization charts: