Business & Auxiliary Services

What's Happening in Business and Auxiliary Services?

  • "Release the Pink". BAS recognizes those who have survived or are undergoing treatment for breast cancer and pays homage to those who are currently in the fight at the "Release the Pink" Breast Cancer Awareness Balloon Releasing Ceremony held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 12 p.m. at FAMU's eternal flame.

$5 Million Capital Investment.  A monetary portion of the food services contract renewal is presented by the founder and owner of Metz Culinary Management, John Metz Sr. to Florida A&M University in the amount of $5M for capital investments and other discretionary uses.


  • Chick-Fil-A Presents New Order & Pay Kiosk.  Guests will have the ability to place an order and pay at one of two of the Chick-Fil-A kiosks located in University Commons.  Payment options include debit/credit, flex bucks and rattler bucks.

  • Phase 2: Student Services Center (SSC) Food Court Renovation.  As renovation progresses, ceiling and flooring tiles are being removed from the SSC food court.  The food court renovation and redesign includes new floor installation and wall finishes, community seating, updated ceiling and lighting, furniture, additonal TV's, a gaming station and a new fresh and healthy food concept " The Chopping Block".  All brands in the food court will include" AFC Sushi, Tropical Smoothie, Pizza Express, The Chopping Block and Wing Stop.  " A porting of the department's mission statement speaks of our investment back into the university.  This is one of our continual efforts to enhance our services to meet the guests' expectations of campus experiences reflecting currrent trends," said W. Rebecca Brown, Assistant Vice President for Finance and Administration, Business and Auxiliary Services.


FAMU featured in May/June 2018 Edition of Food Management Magazine.  The University's food service provider, Metz Culinary Management, is recognized for hiring special-needs workers and are featured in the May/June 2018 Edition of Food Management Magazine.  To read the full article, please clink on the link provided: Hiring people with special needs? Here are 7 thing to know


Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University's (FAMU) New Commitment to Promote and Support Healthier Options on Campus Puts it at the Forefront of the Cultural Shift Towards Wellness. Committed to supporting the health of students, faculty and staff, FAMU has made a multi-year commitment to Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) Healthier Campus Initiative.

"A healthy mind, body and soul is necessary for a productive lifestyle.  It is our pleasure to help our guests accomplish this," said W. Rebecca Brown, Committee Chair and FAMU's Assistant Vice President for Finance and Administration, Business & Auxiliary Services.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is one of more than 60 forward-thinking institutions of higher learning to make a commitment to implement the Partnership's promising practices that range from offering healthy wellness meals to providing access to drinking water and more diverse opportunities for physical activity.

Summer 2018 Renovations  HAPPENING NOW!! STUDENT SERVICES CENTER Lobby and Food Court . Phase 1  of SSC Renovations are almost complete as Phase 2 Food Court Renovations are underway. The SSC lobby will feature new tile flooring, paint and accent furniture. In addition to the new features, be on the look out for new branding to showcase our Rattler Pride!  Stay Tuned!!


 NEW FEATURE!! Faculty & Staff can sign-up online for a meal plan!!  Faculty and Staff meal plans are payroll deductible and employees have an option of one or two deductions per plan.  You may not add an additional plan unitl your existing plan is paid in full. (Please note: During the payroll process period, employees are not allowed to make changes that affect payroll). If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Rattler Card Office at 850-599-8366.


FAMU Business Center now selling  shipping and mailing supplies!!!

   Rattler Bucks Accepted at Snack and Beverage Vending. Did you know? You are able to purchase your snack and beverage vending items using RATTLER BUCKS? For more information on how to add value to your Rattler Card, visit

     FAMU Business Center, the one -stop shop for all your copy, printing, mail and shipping needs has extended its hours to 5:30 p.m. Please stop by and check out our services.

BAS has a Mobile App!  Download FAMU CAMPUS SERVICES for access to mobile food ordering at the President's Dining Room and Rattler's Nest as well as other features: Snack and Drink Machine locations, Laundry View, online copying and printing and so much more!

     Metz Culinary Management presents AFC Sushi Bar located in FAMU Food Court.

  Digital Storefront (DSF) services are available online through the FAMU Business Center. DSF is a Web-to-Print solution that allows the submission and ordering of printing jobs online.  You can choose your printing specifications, upload files, view a proof and see real time pricing from your computer.  To learn more and place orders as a student, CLICK HERE. For faculty and staff, CLICK HERE.

  Interactive Vending Machines are located in Coleman Library and University Commons. Find out what's happening in BAS while waiting for your snacks.

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Contact Info

601 Gamble Street
Student Services Center Suite 137
Tallahassee, FL 32307

P: (850) 599-3090
F: (850) 561-2547