Financial Services

The Financial Services office of the Physics & Astronomy Department is located in 2-707 PAB, suites H through N. The Contracts/Grants and Purchasing supervisor is Tonya Bester. Contact information for all Financial Services fund manager is in the menu at right.

Department Security Administrators (DSA) are Tonya Bester, with Joey De Los Reyes as backup.

OCGA contacts

The Office of Contracts and Grants Administration provides resources on its website for research funding opportunities, guidelines for proposal preparation, forms and templates, policies and procedural guides, and other helpful resources. A general reminder for proposal preparation and submission: proposals and supporting internal documents are due to OCGA for review five working days before they need to be submitted electronically or mailed.

The Phyiscs & Astronomy Department's OCGA contacts are:

Julia Zhu
Contract & Grant Officer
11000 Kinross Bldg., Ste 211
Phone: 310-794-0155
Fax: 310-943-1658

Evan Garcia
Grant Analyst
11000 Kinross Bldg., Ste 211
MC: 140607
Phone: 310-794-0171
Fax: 310-943-1656

Karla Zepeda, M.S.
Material Transfer and Industry Contract Officer
11000 Kinross Bldg., Ste 200
MC: 140607
Phone: 310-206-5202
Fax: 310-794-0638


Please submit your ROF orders here.  Although most orders are processed the same day, please allow a 3-day turn around time when placing your orders.  Same day "urgent" requests must be in by 12:00 noon.  The subject line on the email should include the vendor name (s), e.g. Fisher/Praxair.

Purchasing forms must be completely filled out (i.e. vendor name, address, phone/fax, funding info, etc.) in order to expedite the processing of your order.  Please see ROF instructions at right for additional information.

Fund manager assignments

Please click this link to view fund manager assignmnents for the department of Physics & Astronomy. Assignments have been updated as of April 7, 2015.