• Support services

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We provide a variety of support services for faculty, staff, students, and post-doctorates, including

Computer & electronic services

  • Responsible for the set-up and maintenance of computers, electronic equipment, and centralized servers within the department.
    Located in 136 Smith Hall.

Departure checklist

  • The department checklist is designed to aid employees leaving the Department of Chemistry. Our goal is to make your transition from the department as smooth as possible.

Department of Chemistry Store

  • The Department of Chemistry's Store offers a variety of University of Minnesota/Department of Chemistry-branded sweatshirts, t-shirts, hats, and other items, with sizes from extra small to 4X. To preview and order items, go to z.umn.edu/ChemistryStore. This store, set up through Identity Stores with minimal cost to the Department of Chemistry, operates with on-demand sales directly to customers. No proceeds go to and no inventory is maintained by the Department of Chemistry.

Faculty and staff resources

  • A collection of links and documents to College of Science & Engineering and Department of Chemistry procedures.

Finance & payroll services

  • Provides assistance with purchasing, payments to employees and others, grants management, and payroll.
    Located in 141 Smith Hall.

Mental Health

  • Includes a link to the mental health online resource, and information on the department’s Mental Health Advocates, Community of Chemistry Graduate Students, and University’s Employee Assistance Program.


  • Reserve a conference room in Kolthoff Hall or Smith Hall, or reserve laptops, overhead projectors, or the department's van.


  • Our stockroom has chemicals, general laboratory and office supplies, and cleaning supplies. You must use a purchasing card.
    Located in 17 Smith Hall.