The academic departments and schools at the University of Otago are divided into four academic divisions. Nine service divisions support the operation of the University, including Human Resources, Financial Services and Property Services.
The School of Business offers a range of programmes to those wishing to study commerce and business.
The Health Sciences Division promotes health, health care and equitable health outcomes through outstanding basic and applied research and world-class academic and professional leadership.
The Humanities comprise those subjects that investigate the human world, what it is to be human and how human beings relate to their environment.
The Division of Sciences is responsible for a full range of sciences and is a leader in many areas of genetic research and computer and information technology
The Academic Division is led by a Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) with support from the Divisional office.
Accommodation Services is responsible for the University-owned residential colleges, University owned and leased flats, as well as managing the University accommodation office.
The Financial Services Division (FSD) provides a wide range of financial and planning services to the University.
The Division of Human Resources works closely with all departments and divisions to support the University's goal of attracting, retaining and developing high quality staff.
Information Technology Services is responsible for the provision, maintenance and support of information and communication technologies within the University of Otago community.
The External Engagement Division is responsible for raising the profile of the University and attracting high quality domestic and international students to study at Otago.
The Property Services Division provides and maintains the best facilities, services and physical environment to the University community.
The Research & Enterprise Division is responsible for the overall administration of the Research & Enterprise Office, Graduate Research Services, University of Otago Press and the Centre for Innovation.
The Student Services Divisional Office is the administrative centre for all Student Services Departments.