University Compliance

Financial & Tax


The Business & Finance unit holds primary responsible for key financial and tax compliance obligations, working in collaboration with staff in academic and administrative units throughout the University. 

University Compliance Network Contact(s):

Brian Copeland, Associate Vice President Business and Finance, x12831

Pam Brenzing, Controller, Identity Theft Detection Program Administrator, x13490

Representative Compliance Areas:

Financial reporting and fiscal management, internal controls, audits, campus dining, accounting, endowment/gifts, student accounts, controller's office, procurement services, payroll, IRS/tax, University property/assets, grants accounting,

Helpful Resources:

Financial statements and reports are available on the Business and Finance website:

  • GVSU Financial Statements (2001-2014)
  • GVSU A - 133 Reports (2002-2014)

Business and Finance departments provide a comprehensive collection of tools, procedures and resources on the website, including:


Auxiliary Services Office

Conference and Event Planning (Pew Grand Rapids Campus)

Grants Accounting

Procurement Services

  • Financial Information (Credit Application, Tax Exemption, Dun & Bradstreet #, etc.)
  • Frequently Asked Questions (quick reference)
  • Forms
  • Training Opportunities
  • Independent Contractors
  • Buy Michigan First
  • Code of Ethics - Purchasing Professionals
  • GVSU Administrative Manual (Business and Financial Affairs)
  • Bid Information
  • Contract Terms and Conditions
  • Social Responsibility
  • Refer to the Procurement Services website for additional information.

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance

A Payment Card Industry Committee oversees PCI compliance and includes representatives from Business & Finance, Information Technology, Student Accounts, Institutional Marketing, Development, and the University Bookstore.  Refer to the PCI site accessible from the Information Technology and Security website for details:

  • GVSU Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance
  • Compliance Documents
  • Credit Card Processing Assistance
  • PCI FAQ's

University Development

University Compliance Network Contact(s):

Scott Blinkhorn, Assistant Vice President Development Services, x15705

Representative Compliance Areas:

Gifts to GVSU, Donor Relations, Corporate and Foundation Giving.

Helpful Resources:

Information concerning "Giving to GVSU" is available on the University Development website:

  • Guide to Giving
  • Gift Impact
  • Areas to Support
  • Donor Recognition
  • Contact
  • Give
  • GVU Foundation


Page last modified August 10, 2015