Administration and Finance

At Sonoma State University, we are dedicated to serving our students on their way to achieving their academic dreams.  The Administration & Finance Division provides support to our faculty, staff, and students in a myriad of ways including accounting and budget, food service and event management, athletics, financial aid, human resources, risk management and law enforcement, and facilities operations and capital planning.  We have a talented team of over 300 individuals that help keep the campus humming and running smoothly every day.

Our team are proud Seawolves committed to the ethical standards the Associated Students adopted this past year:

INTEGRITY I will conduct myself with integrity in my dealings with students, staff and faculty,

EXCELLENCE I will strive for excellence in my (academic) work and relationships,

RESPECT I will respect the rights and dignity of others,

RESPONSIBILITY I will accept the responsibility to conduct myself as an ethical member of my community.

Thank you for visiting our website and let us know how we can serve you.

Joyce Lopes
Vice President for Administration and Finance/CFO

Our Mission

Administration and Finance enhances and supports the University's educational mission.

Our Core Values

Administration and Finance employees:

  • conduct themselves with integrity
  • held accountable for their conduct
  • committed to customer satisfaction
  • support diversity in all its forms
  • respectful and compassionate
  • foster a culture of innovation and creativity
  • encourage personal and professional growth
  • recognize the achievement and contributions of all employees
  • We are honest and fair