Academic Support Services

The Academic Support Services team provides customer service and support to the seven academic areas for their finance and budget needs.

Overarching goals for the Academic Support Services team are:

  • Assist academic areas with projecting enrollment and analyzing impact to budget
  • Establish method to ensure effective and accurate endowment utilization
  • Improve consistency for budgeting salary and benefits across all academic areas
  • Serve as a resource to provide program cost analysis
  • Evaluate processes to reduce transactional burden on faculty/staff in academic areas
  • Assist with process questions

 Director: Yvette Castilla 214-768-2650

Financial Business Managers

School/Areas Contact Phone
Cox School of Business Mary Tays 8-4846
Dedman College  Charlene Pinkerton 8-2296
Dedman School of Law Melissa Lara 8-2202
Lyle School of Engineering Naomi Emmett 8-1784
Meadows School of the Arts Cynthia Watson 8-3455
Moody Graduate School Vali Dicus 8-2717
Office of the Provost Tiffany Khim 8-3855
Perkins School of Theology Brice Priestley 8-4484
Simmons School of Education Vali Dicus 8-2717

Accounting Liaisons

School/Area Contact Phone
Cox School of Business Amanda Martin 8-2345
Dedman College Becky Ortiz 8-3839
Dedman School of Law Cherie Thomas 8-6037
Lyle School of Engineering  Amanda Martin 8-2345
Meadows School of the Arts  Cherie Thomas 8-6037
Moody Graduate School Becky Ortiz 8-3839
Office of the Provost  Javier Perez
Perkins School of Theology  Cherie Thomas 8-6037
Simmons School of Education Amanda Martin 8-2345
GOCE Javier Perez 8-3020
Customer Support Brian Cook 8-6254

*please send all accounts payable requests and inquiries to the email address linked for your academic area

Resources and Information

  Accounts Payable Payment Request Form

  Fiscal Year-End Calendar/Memo

  Independent Contractor Determination (ICD) Process

  Journal Entry (JE) Processing (procedure)

  Journal Entry (JE) Upload Template

  Q-drive Reports (content and usage)

  Payroll Processing Schedule