University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Services at-a-Glance


Quick Contacts: - questions regarding finances/accounting - all keys and office space requests - request any building related items - general information - front desk
- questions about payroll - help with proposal preparation process - questions regarding purchasing - all conference room reservation requests


meacctng@umn.eduAccounts receivable
Effort certification
ESO/ISO support
Financial reporting
Sponsored and non-sponsored accounting
Transaction approvals
U of M Foundation deposits and withdrawals


mefront@umn.eduBuilding issues
Key, lab, office space requests
Lost and found
Parking pass
Shipping, receiving and recycling,

Faculty Support

pior0003@umn.eduChrome River support
Conference call scheduling
Copyright permissions
Course copies
Homework return
Meeting or program scheduling
PCard reconciliation
Typing teaching evaluations

General Administration
Bookstore accounts
Communications and website
Conference room scheduling
Copier access and maintenance
Employee mailboxes
Survey and google form creation

Human Resources
Department Head scheduling
New hire and affiliate processing
Non-graduate student hiring
Offer letters
Visa assistance


I-9 administration
Employment verification letters
Unit time and absence administrator
Undergraduate employee offer letters

Proposal Support
Budget preparation
Document formatting
Online portal submission
PRF creation and submission

Purchasing Services
Capital Equipment Asset Receipt Forms (CEARs)
Contracts for professional services
Non-PO payments
Out of pocket reimbursements (Chrome River)
Purchase order requests/PO App
P-Card administration
Stipend payments
Supplier setup and follow up
U Market cart assignment and processing

Evacuation planning
Lab safety reviews
Safety training tracking

Student Services

Graduate student services,
Teaching assistant coordination
Undergraduate student services,
Courses and textbooks

Technology Support
Data storage support
Equipment disposal
Hardware/Software purchasing
Instructional computer support
Networking support
Software installations
Software licensing
U of MN wireless or other electronic services,