Administrative Support + Knowledge Center (ASK)

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Welcome to the Administrative Support and Knowledge Center. The ASK Center is comprised of seven units: Accounts Payable, Budget and Resource Planning, Firstsource Team, Human Resources, Risk Management and Safety, and University Accounting. Our office is here to serve our faculty, staff and student employees across campus. If you have questions about forms, procedures or anything regarding your employment here — let us help you. Just ASK.

The Firstsource team is responsible for answering all incoming phone calls and emails for the ASK Center's main contacts (715) 836-3131 and, and takes care of many of the tasks related to P and PT cards, travel reimbursements, on and off boarding of employees, orientation, cash advances, chair and ergonomic purchases, one-on-one training, relocation expense guidance, and more. The Firstsource supports the faculty, staff, and student employees of the campus in many ways, and refers them to subject matter experts for additional help as needed.

Questions? Call the ASK Center at (715) 836-3131

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Accounts Payable

As a state agency that is supported in part by state funds (taxpayer money), we are accountable to justify expenditures. You should be prepared to justify the cost of an expense to the news media, political, and private interests if asked.

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Budget + Resource Planning

Find the information you need for Budget and Resource Planning.

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Firstsource + Travel

Travel may be essential to your university experience. We're here to assist you with planning and reimbursement questions. Just ASK.

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Human Resources

As an employee at this fine institution of higher learning, you are the most valuable resource on campus. We’d like to support you in whatever ways we can in human resources.

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The Purchasing Office issues approximately 6,000 purchase orders with a value of about $8 million annually. The Purchasing Office assists in securing the lowest possible prices through the use of various bidding auctions.

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Risk Management and Safety

The Office of Risk Management and Safety provides the following services:

Risk Management and Safety
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University Accounting

The University Accounting office provides financial reporting and fiscal/business consultation to faculty, staff and institutional administrators.

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Celebrate your coworkers' contributions

Do you know someone who deserves a high five for a job well done? Acknowledge employees within the ASK Center!

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