Reporting Units



Auxiliary Enterprise supports the university's mission and enhances the student and community experience by providing academic instruction, support, and learning opportunities; convenient, customer-focused, and cost-effective goods and services; and public experiential learning and engagement opportunities.  There are six departments within this unit:  ISU Book Store; Printing Services; Reiman Gardens; Transportation Services; University Museums and the Veenker Memorial Golf Course.  Only four of the six listed are funded or partially funded by legislative funds; the remaining are fully self-supporting.  The Auxiliary Enterprise departments receive no student fee support.


ISU Book storeMuseumsPrinting servicesReiman Gardenstransportation ServicesVeenker Golf Course


  Duane Reeves

Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary Enterprise

A:  1230 Admin Svc Bldg, 2221 Wanda Daley Dr., Ames, IA 50011
P:  515-294-4862

Assistant:  Cheryl Ervin,


Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M) is a service organization working to enrich, support and preserve the Iowa State University campus. We are composed of more than 450 full-time and a large number of student employees dedicated to trades, support and professional services to the University. The term facilities refers to all the buildings, grounds, walks, drives, parking lots, and utility systems belonging to ISU, which means our staff covers nearly every facet of campus.

We are dedicated professionals with very diverse skills working to provide the University community with a safe, comfortable and usable campus environment.

If you require immediate assistance, please call the Service Desk at (515) 294-5100.

Campus Services

Capital Projects

Custodial Services

Design & Construction

Facilities Services


Postal and Parcel

Utility Services


  Wendy Kisch

Interim Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning & Management  

A:  0108B General Svcs, 700 Wallace Rd., Ames, IA 50011
P:  515-620-6697

Assistant:  ​​​Gina Holtzbauer,

Iowa State University generates revenue and receives funding from various sources. The classification of the various revenue and funding sources for the university are illustrated in the University Funding Sources diagram. The university's financial planning is an ongoing, integrated process that encompasses a multi-year planning horizon and culminates in an annual operating budget for the university.

The process for developing the university's General University Fund budget utilizes the principles and mechanisms prescribed by the Resource Management Model, a responsibility-centered and incentive-driven resource allocation model. Similar financial models are used for developing the annual operating budgets of the university's auxiliary units and research programs whose revenues and expenses are managed outside the university's General Fund.

The institution utilizes the WorkDay Adaptive Planning system for budget development and forecasting purposes.




accounts Receivable




Bonnie Whalen

Associate Vice President for Financial Planning and Analysis

A:  200 General Services., Ames, IA 50011
P:  515-294-8124

Assistant:  Dakota Rusher,


We strive to delivery consistent, High Quality and customer focused finance services to Iowa State University.







Heather Paris

Associate Vice President for Finance

A:  Financial Services Building, Ames, IA 50011
P:  515-294-0016

Assistant:  Schyler Polaski,

Real Estate and Capital Planning supports the Division of Operations and Finance in real estate activities including property acquisition, disposition, maintenance of property records, easements, and leases. The Board of Regents, State of Iowa must approve most leases, easements, and real estate transactions as required by state law.


Campus Planning

Classroom Scheduling

Space Planning and Management



The Operations and Strategy department oversees divisional communications, facilitates administrative operations, drives process improvements throughout the division, and more.