Welcome to Financial Services

Financial Services supports the University's educational mission by providing financial and administrative support. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of customer service, and provide prudent financial guidance and management of the University's fiscal resources.


Effective 10/1/2019 - Revised Hospitality Policy and Form

SSU has updated our hospitality policy to align with the current CSU hospitality policy. The updated policy is effective October 1, 2019 with significant changes to the requirements for the following components of hospitality:

  • The definition of the different “types” of money
  • Employee awards and morale functions
  • Employee farewell celebrations
  • Meals at employee only events
  • Student awards and prizes
If you’re interested in attending a training, please contact Carrie Schmidt, our Accounts Payable Manager (extension x4-3315 or carrie.schmidt@sonoma.edu).

Additional FAQ information, a list of significant changes , and the hospitality training guide can be found by visiting the Accounts Payable forms section of the Financial Services website.

2019 Holiday Check Disbursement Schedule
  • NOVEMBER All business units: For the week of Nov. 25, checks will only be issued on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019.
  • DECEMBER All business units: The last check run of the year will be Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. No check runs are scheduled after Dec. 20, 2019.
  • Financial Services' anticipates being closed for business from 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 through Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.