Office of Research Business & Operations

The Office of Research Business & Operations (ORBO) is the administrative unit for the Office of Research, providing reliable, high-quality administrative support to faculty, staff, and students in support of the UC Santa Cruz research mission.

ORBO is comprised of (1) the business office and (2) the vivarium. The business office is responsible for Office of Research human resources, finance, facilities, operations, and special projects, while the viviarium is responsible for animal research facilities and services.