Business Office & HR Info

Welcome to the Psychology Business Office. We offer a variety of support services.  Please reach out to us for guidance on any of the following topics.

Human Resources (HR)

Contact Summer Curry to hire an undergraduate, staff member, or post doc. Contact Ashley Ramm to hire a graduate student.

Timesheets should be turned in to Summer Curry.

For other Employment questions, contact Summer Curry.

Keys and Building Swipe Access

Send requests for keys or after-hours building swipe access to Keys can be picked up in office 334 after you've been notified that your keys are ready for pickup. Note: $20 key deposit is required (cash, check written to the University of Illinois, or credit card).

If you lose your keys, email to notify the business office of the loss and to request a replacement.

If you leave the Psychology department, please return your keys to office 334. Your $20 deposit will be refunded when all keys are returned. Refunds are processed through Chrome River and paid out via direct deposit (if you do not have direct deposit set up with the university, Payables will mail a check to your address on file). Cash refunds cannot be provided.


Contact Lori Butler to apply for a new grant or renew an existing grant.

Contact Sarah Challand with any questions after your grant is awarded, including to access monthly reports.

Procurement, Travel, & Reimbursements

For questions about the logistics of a purchase or contract, email When you are ready to make a purchase, follow these instructions to submit your request in the purchasing portal.

Planning to travel and/or need to be reimbursed for travel? Have questions about what is considered allowable travel? Email

Please never pay out of pocket for business-related expenses (travel or other miscellaneous expenses) without speaking to the Business Office first - since the university cash purchases policy puts restrictions on miscellaneous reimbursements, University Payables might not approve your reimbursement request.

Email the business office with any questions you may have regarding travel or miscellaneous reimbursements at

For questions about cash advances for human subjects payments, email the group address and you'll be contacted with specific information relevant to your situation.

Copies and Supply Room

If you need copies, please provide as much advanced notice as possible via an email request. Email the information in this form to If you have an emergency request, please call or visit Andrew Roberts in 334 or Brenda Reinhold in 327 to see if it can be arranged.

Email to request your copy code.

If you need office supplies from the storeroom, contact Andrew Roberts in 334. If Andrew isn't in, please see Brenda Reinhold in 327.

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