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Business Services Office (BSO)

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What We Do

The Business Services Office is located in the basement level of Bird Library just in the elevator bank corridor.

We are a sub-support unit to most of the departmental units of the SU Libraries. We manage fines and fees, supply and purchase requisitions, employee expense and reimbursements, payroll, as well as budgeting assistance for library departments.


Basement, Room 014
Bird Library
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse NY 13244


Business Services: 315-443-9786
Fines & Fees: 315-443-2415

Regular Office Hours

During regular semester

Monday – Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed on weekends

Intersession and Summer

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hours This Week

Fines & Fees

Fines and fees can be paid at the Business Services Office by cash, check, or credit card (Visa or Master card only).

Sending or Receiving a Fax

Sending a fax costs $2.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page.
International is $4.75 for the first page and $2.50 for each additional page.


Change Machine Locations

The BSO maintains two quarter change machines, both of which are located on the 1st floor, one near the copy machines, the other in the Café vending machine area. There is also a dollar bill changer in the Café vending machine area which is maintained by Vending Services.

Book Sale

$2.00 each for hardcovers
$1.00 each for softcovers
$2.00 each for cassettes, DVDs, and VHSs

Accounts Receivable & Payable

The Business Services Office is the central place for the requests of payments, the processing of invoices, employee travel requests and reimbursements, and general library acquisitions. Any questions and requests should go to Betty Johnson-Adair (315-443-9786). You can also check the University website at Business, Finance, and Administrative Services for forms and further information.


Any problems, questions, or concerns with regards to the Venda-Cards and Venda-Card machines should be directed to the Business Services Office. Check our hours of operation under the Contact Us tab.

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