About Campus Life Services

Our motto in Campus Life Services (CLS) is to “make life better here” for those who work, learn, teach, discover, and visit UCSF.  We consider ourselves foremost a customer service division, providing needed services on all UCSF campus sites and delivering these services with PRIDE: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence.

Our Departments:

CLS is comprised of auxiliary and general funded departments.

Auxiliary departments generate revenue to offset all or most expenses and include: Conference Services, Documents & Media, Family Services, Fitness & Recreation, Housing Services, Retail Services, and, Transportation Services.

General funded departments receive funds from a variety of sources including the core, state, recharge, and UC Office of the President: Campus Facilities Services, Office of Sustainability, Utility Services, and Wellness & Community.

Our People:
Collectively, 760 FTEs work in CLS.

Among the many specialists in CLS are analysts, arborists, bus drivers, cooks, designers, engineers, leasing managers, lifeguards, painters, photographers, plumbers, public health professionals, event producers, and yoga instructors – just to name a few.

Our Goals:
Our efforts to continuously improve are evident in the ambitious goals that we set for ourselves, all of them aligned to our True North pillars and support UCSF’s mission and vision.

We’ve posted our goals for the past and current fiscal year below and update them quarterly so you can watch our progress.  Converting to electric buses, improving the quality of drinking water, preparing to open a new housing development, championing a series of Great People, Great Place initiatives, and preparing to open several retail establishments in new UCSF buildings are among our most noteworthy goals.

CLS FY 2017/18 Goals (Updated May 2018)
CLS FY 2016/17 Completed Goals

Our Budgets:
In FY 2017/18, expense budgets for CLS auxiliary departments total $95.6M; expense budgets for general funded departments total $106M.  As shown in the details (click on link below), payroll represents the single largest expense for both areas.

CLS FY 2017/18 Budgets
CLS FY 2016/17 Budgets