The Controller's Office leads and manages Rensselaer's accounting activities; provides expertise in fund, investment and capital accounting; facilitates the transfer of gifts of securities; and provides analysis and reporting of financial information.
Finance and Administrative Support Site
The Finance and Administrative Support Site can be utlized for any questions or support requests related to Accounts Payable, Travel & Expense, Procurement, Payroll, and Accounting.
Accounting & Financial Reporting
Provides accurate recording and timely reporting of the Institute's financial activity.
Ensures compliance with federal regulations and Institute policies governing the management of all capital equipment, including its use, location, maintenance and disposal.
Responsible for payments of goods and services, business expense reimbursements, awards, honorariums, stipends and other payments.
Student Payment Tax Compliance
This site addresses various types of payments made to both graduate and undergraduate students, including scholarships, fellowships, stipends, prizes and awards, compensation for services, and travel reimbursements. This site will also identify which type of payment is taxable income to the student and which payments Rensselaer must report to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Non Resident Alien Tax Compliance
This site is designed to provide department administrators with reference tools and resources in order to facilitate the process of paying an international visitor, student, scholar, faculty or other international individual or entity who is permitted to receive payment.
Ensures Rensselaer faculty, staff and student workers are paid on-time and accurately, while adhering to Institute guidelines as well as federal and state regulations.
Rensselaer offers a wide variety of part-time jobs for students, and any candidate for a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute degree who is registered for at least six credits may be hired as a student worker.
Travel and Expense
Travel and Expense assists the Rensselaer community with their travel and expense decisions by providing them with convenient access to policy, compliance, and training information, as well as information they will need to successfully plan, book, and manage expenses for their future travel.