Shenandoah University’s Office of Administration & Finance is under the direction of Vice President for Administration & Finance Robert L. Keasler Jr..
Philip Evans is the Assistant Vice President for Administration & General Counsel, with oversight of Human Resources and Public Safety.
Courtney Jarrett is the Assistant Vice President for Finance & Controller, with oversight of Financial Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Payroll.
Lisa Darsch M.S.N., R.N., is the Director of Health Insurance Operations.
The office supports the mission of the university; oversees the administrative, financial and budgetary functions of the university; and coordinates the legal services, insurance and student employment programs of the university. The administrative functions of the university include the following offices:
- General Counsel
- Hornet Central
- Financial Aid
- Student Employment
- Student Accounts
- Financial Accounting
- Accounts Payable
- Auxiliary Services
- Human Resources
- Institutional Computing
- Physical Plant
- Public Safety
Shenandoah University’s Hornet Central delivers fast, friendly and efficient customer service while processing your registration and financial transactions in a one-stop location.
The Financial Aid Office is responsible for assisting families with the resources they need to pay for college. This includes advising families on all financial aid options, evaluating eligibility for financial aid, awarding and disbursing financial aid, and ensuring students maintain eligibility for aid.
The Student Employment Office is responsible for coordinating the federal and institutional work study program on campus. This includes posting positions, reviewing student employment applications, working with SU staff to evaluate departmental needs, and advising students on employment opportunities.
The Student Accounts Office is responsible for oversight of the Shenandoah University Payment Plan and collections of outstanding account balances, managing the collection of Perkins, Nursing, Shenandoah Loans and other college debt.
The Financial Accounting Department supervises the university’s financial and tax reporting; oversees the general ledger, the monthly and year-end close process, budgets, endowment accounting and financial accounting policies and procedures.
The Purchasing and Accounts Payable Department is responsible for purchase orders and disbursement of institutional funds. This includes processing expense and travel reimbursements; requisitions for payments to vendors; cash advances; services, supplies and equipment procurement; credit and purchasing card reconciliations; non-employee contracts and honorariums; and student refund disbursements.
Shenandoah University’s 1098-T Tax Form Resource Center Visit NASFAA for the tax breaks for higher education. View Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about the 1098-T tax form. For tax years 2007 through 2012, 1098-T forms may be printed by visiting ECSI or by calling toll-free (866) 428-1098.
The Payroll department is responsible for processing payroll for all university employees on a bi-weekly basis as well as oversight of all payroll related compliance matters. Additional information regarding the Payroll department including annual payroll schedules can be found on the Payroll page under Offices and Staff Resources under the Directory of Shenandoah Resources in Canvas.
The Physical Plant takes great pride in ensuring that all students, staff and faculty members enjoy a safe and positive learning environment.
- Operations | Oversees the day to day operations of maintenance, custodial, grounds and special event set-ups through the SchoolDude work order system.
- Planning & Projects | Manages planning and providing project management services.
- Van Transportation | Manages three Passenger vans available for University Business. Each van provides for a total of 11 Passengers.
The Institutional Computing Department is responsible for maintaining the core Administrative Systems, Network Systems and Technology Support and administering the iMLearing Program for the university. The core mission of Institutional Computing is to integrate technology in support of the University’s Mission Statement and to promote academic excellence by providing industry standard, up-to-date technology and services to faculty, staff and students. Institutional Computing provides a leadership role in the application of technology, while providing high quality customer focused support services.
The Department of Public Safety is Staffed by 18 full time officers, an Assistant Director and Director in addition to 2 full time shuttle van drivers. The office manages campus-wide parking regulations, safety protocols, law enforcement liaison, assists with student conduct issues also boasts an educational component. The office is also responsible for the annual mandated Clery Act reporting to DOE. DPS also a core member of the Care Team.
Department of Auxiliary Services
The Department of Auxiliary Services has oversight of Bulk Mail/Copy Center, Campus Mail, Child Care Center, contract management of bookstore/dining services/vending, Event Services, Health Professions Building/Scholar Plaza campus operations, Identification Cards (student/employees), and telecommunications.
- Child Care Center
- Campus Mail Services
- Follett Bookstore
- Health Professions Building
- Identification Cards
- Scholar Plaza
- Sodexo Dining Services
The Human Resources department is responsible for all aspects of employment at Shenandoah University. This includes recruiting, onboarding, benefits, training, employee development, job classification, employee performance, progressive discipline, conduct investigation, and diversity. Human Resources also works in coordination with the Payroll department to assure timely and accurate compensation for SU employees.