Office of the Bursar Hovde Hall of Administration

Mission Statement

We efficiently enable and assist students to meet financial obligations, with a focus on financial integrity and accountability.

Student Focus

We strive to provide helpful & knowledgeable assistance to students in a timely manner, and keep student interests in the forefront of our decision making.

Efficiently Manage Key Financial Resources

Our goal is to provide guidance towards establishing appropriate fiscal practices, and acts as a central collection point for University receipts.

The Opportunity

The Bursar's Office at Purdue University will set the nationally recognized standard for Bursar Operations, including providing innovative and comprehensive services to the customers of the University, delivering complex University processes in simple, accessible, and intuitive means, and providing the necessary leadership and resources to eliminate financial barriers leading to student success.

The Approach

To make the business side of Purdue University a simple & intuitive experience in order that the student can concentrate on their academic goals in achieving student success.

This customer centric focus will be realized through the following Core Values and Leadership Behaviors:

  • Customer Valued Quality Service – anticipate, meet and facilitate the needs of the University community by providing timely, professional, and knowledgeable service.
  • Financial Stewardship and Accountability - manage the University’s resources responsibly, effectively, and efficiently with personal accountability and ethical conduct.
  • Continuous Improvement - continually assess and proactively seek innovative ways to add value and improve operations and services.
  • Collaboration - promote an environment with customers and colleagues that includes listening, learning, and the flexibility and willingness to consider creative solutions, and that seeks an acceptable level of risk to achieve opportunities and common goals.
  • Professional Growth and Development - provide an environment where staff members are actively mentored and encouraged to grow professionally and personally, are recognized for their achievements, and are given opportunities with greater exposure and responsibility.
  • Respect and Diversity - foster an inclusive community where all points of view and experience are valued and all people are treated with respect and courtesy.

The Benefits as Seen by Our Clients

Simple, Accessible & Intuitive access to the student account
Improved communication
Promotion of continuous improvement
Customer centric focus in establishing best practices
Clear and Concise Accounting & Reconciliation Standards

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