Controller's Office

Entrance to Swords Hall will be through the doors on the east side (Olin Hall side) of the building and exit will be through the doors on the west side (Library side) of the building. Those individuals needing handicap accessibility to Swords Hall will be able to enter through the door on the west side of the building.

Everyone entering Swords Hall must wear a mask, adhere to social distancing guidelines, and observe the established pedestrian flow within the building. Anyone not following these requirements will be asked to leave the building.

In an effort to minimize the number of individuals visiting Swords Hall, we encourage you to conduct business with the departments in Swords Hall via email and phone as much as possible. If you need to come into the building, please make an appointment with the department you need to visit.

Bradley ID cards – New students and new employees will need to submit a photo to Once the ID is printed and ready for pickup, the individual will be notified by e-mail. Students and employees who need to visit the ID office in person will need to make an appointment by calling (309) 677-3463.

Parking Permits – All parking permits are to be purchased online at the Parking Department website.

Cashier Window Services

Bradley employees and students may cash personal checks and payroll checks with a valid BU QuickCard. Certain limits and restrictions apply. Please refer to check cashing policies for more specifics. United States postage stamps are available for purchase. Payments for BU tuition charges by cash or check only are accepted at the cashier windows. Payments for Health Center fees, parking fines and other miscellaneous charges can be made by cash, check or credit card.