About Us

Our Mission

To provide services that support Florida State University and are desired by the individual in order to promote institutional excellence and personal fulfillment.


Core Philosophies

Provide to our University community services that enable our students, faculty, and staff to flourish while living, learning and working at FSU.

Develop sustainable and thriving business models that allow us to make noticeable contributions back to the University and our community.

Lead the way in the State of Florida and nationally in what is acceptable and exceptional as it relates to auxiliary services in higher education.


Approach

Develop Sustainable Services
Identify, fund, and implement core auxiliary services that enable the University’s students, faculty, and staff to enjoy and flourish while living and learning at FSU. Accomplish this in an open and collegial environment that encourages iterative improvement based on stakeholder input.

Deliver Quality Services
Deploy and maintain the highest quality services that are shaped to support the specific needs of all of our customers. Accomplish this by partnering with quality vendors and suppliers that align with our core philosophies.

Support Our University Community in their Mission
Support the University’s students, faculty, and staff as they go about their daily tasks while on the FSU campus. Accomplish this with quality services that are delivered in caring and understanding the customer service environment.


Commitment

OBS Senior Management and team will support and promote the visions of Finance and Administration and Florida State University year-round. All individuals that we come into contact with will be treated with respect and understanding. Our commitment is to improve people’s lives and help them have a richer life experience.


Core Areas of Responsibility

Banking
Free checking accounts connected to your FSUCard and convenient ATM locations provided through SunTrust.

Departmental Copier Services
Best-in-class program of management and support of production print systems, multifunction printers, and local/network printers for our departmental office environments and in student pay-for-print areas. Provided through RJYoung.

Departmental Postal Services
Directly supporting University departments with incoming and outgoing mail and freight. Convenient and quality mailing services right on campus.

Departmental Print Services
Custom printing is made easy with FSU’s official print provider, The UPS Store.

Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
Home of FSU Seminole Basketball; hosting a wide variety of concerts, family shows, Broadway shows, and sporting events. Provided through Spectra Venue Management.

FSU Bookstore
Textbooks, supplies, computers and more. Provided through Follett.

FSUCard
Your official University identification card.

Residential Laundry
Laundry services are provided 24/7 in all FSU residence halls.

Seminole Dining
With a variety of restaurants and meal plans for all lifestyles, you'll never go hungry. Provided through Sodexo.

Seminole Legacy Golf Course
Championship quality greens and comprehensive practice facilities with PGA-certified service.

Student Printing
Copying and printing when you need it. Print stations located in campus libraries and labs.

Student Mail and Storage Services
Student mailboxes, shipping, custom printing, and storage offered by The UPS Store.

Vending
Refreshing, convenient, and healthy snack and beverage options from over 300 machines on campus, provided through Coca-Cola and Gilly Vending.