University of Minnesota  Appendix

Critical Operating Units


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Please use the contact section in the governing policy.

The lists below identify the Critical Operating Units (COU) for each campus that are responsible for developing Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP).

Crookston Campus Critical Operating Units
Business Office (Finance)
Chancellor’s Office
Environmental Health and Safety
Facilities and Operations
Financial Aid
Human Resources
Residential Life
Strategic Marketing and Communications
Technology Support Services
Duluth Campus Critical Operating Units
UMD Controller's Office
Cashier's Office
Chancellor’s Office
Human Resources
Environmental Health and Safety
Facilities Management
Financial Aid and Registrar’s Office
Health Services
Housing and Residence Life
Information Technology Systems and Services
UMD Police Department
Morris Campus Critical Operating Units
Business Services
Campus Police
Chancellor’s Office
Communication and Marketing
Environmental Health and Safety
Facilities Management
Human Resources
Health Service
Registrar’s Office
Residential Life
University Relations
Rochester Campus Critical Operating Units
Academic Affairs and Innovation (includes IT)
Chancellor’s Office and Campus Relations
Finance and Campus Resources (includes HR)
Student Success, Engagement, and Equity (includes Residential Life)
Twin Cities Campus Critical Operating UnitsSenior Leader
Academic Support ResourcesProvost
Anatomy Bequest ProgramAcademic and Clinical Affairs
BioSafety Level 3 LaboratoriesResearch
Boynton Health ServicesProvost
Center for Infectious Disease Research and PolicyResearch
Controller's Office including PurchasingFinance and Operations
Data and Voice NetworkInformation Technology
Employee RelationsHuman Resources
Facilities ManagementUniversity Services
General CounselGeneral Counsel
Health Emergency Response OfficeUniversity Services
Housing and Residential LifeUniversity Services
HR OperationsHuman Resources
Human Research Protection ProgramResearch
Information Technology Office, Vice PresidentInformation Technology
Investment and BankingFinance and Operations
M Food CoUniversity Services
President’s OfficePresident
Provost’s OfficeProvost
Public Safety (including University Police and PSECCUniversity Services
Research Animal ResourcesResearch
Research and Innovation OfficeResearch
Student Affairs, Vice Provost OfficeProvost
Total CompensationHuman Resources
Treasury and EndowmentsFinance and Operations
Health, Safety and Risk Management (including Biosafety and Occupational Health, Building Codes, Emergency Management, Environmental Health and Safety, Health Emergency Response)University Services
University RelationsUniversity Relations
University Services, Vice President OfficeUniversity Services
Veterinary Diagnostic LaboratoryProvost
Veterinary Medical CenterProvost