University of Minnesota Office of Classroom Management
Office of Undergraduate Education

Business Office Operations

accountsClassroom Technical Services' (CTS) Business Office provides administrative, financial, purchasing, and accounting services in support of CTS Audio/Video (AV) engineering, design, installation, and production projects.

Monthly invoicing for projects and services are electronically uploaded into the Enterprise Financial System (EFS) for cost allocation to departments throughout the University for all internal customer services.

Business Office services

  • Product purchasing
  • Sub-contractor services
  • Accounts receivable/payable
  • Department invoicing
  • Capital asset processing
  • Financial reporting
  • University & ISO Policy compliance

Business Office Operations FAQs

Where can I get a copy of my CTS invoice?

CTS invoices are archived in Perceptive Content within the CTS Invoice drawer and may be accessed with WebNow interface. Invoices may be accessed via the following methods: PeopleSoft voucher ID, invoice date, invoice number, and/or DeptID number. It is recommended that you access invoices via the DeptID number.

If you have questions about your invoices, please contact

What information is included on the invoice?

The following is included on your invoice: project name and number, location, invoice number, invoice date, cost details for equipment, labor, service charges, and the EFS budget charged.

How long is the billing process and when can I expect my final bill?

Invoices are electronically uploaded into EFS monthly. Any project activity or work performed by CTS within the accounting period is billed at the month end. Final billing is completed when the project is closed and fulfilled.

How can I find the contract or approver contact name for a specific project?

A contract or Internal Services Agreement (ISA) is genereted for AV projects and/or services requested. Signatory approval and EFS budget designation is required from a fiduciary department approver prior to commencement of work. This information is archived by both the department and the CTS project engineering staff in Perceptive Content within the CTS Invoice drawer and may be accessed with WebNow.

What is your mailing address and fax number?

Please send mail to:

Room 110, Williamson Hall

0174E *(Campus Delivery Code)*

231 Pillsbury Drive SE

Minneapolis, MN 55455

Please send faxes to: (612) 625-7388

Questions about invoicing or accounting? Contact the CTS Business Office.