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Budget Date Schedule

2019-2020 Schedule

August / October Establish budget process, initial modeling, vice presidents submit investment requests
November / December  Development of overall parameters 
January  President prepares final budget parameters for submission to the Finance Committee and the Board of Trustees 
Thursday, January 10 Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees approves budget parameters 
Week of January 28 Budget materials distributed on campus 
Monday, March 4 Salary deliberations completed for non-academic areas; new year salary information returned to Budget Office  
Monday, March 11 Salary deliberations completed for academic areas (faculty & staff); new year salary information returned to the Budget Office 
Tuesday, March 12 Expense forms returned to Budget Office or electronic entry completed
Tuesday, March 26 Budget office provides salary verification forms to vice presidents / deans 
Monday, April 1 Salary verification forms returned to the Budget Office 
Thursday, May 16 Board of Trustees approves new year operating budget
Monday, May 20 Salary notification to individuals begins 
Monday, July 1   Fiscal year begins 

 

2018-2019 Schedule

August / October Establish budget process, initial modeling, vice presidents submit investment requests
November / December  Development of overall parameters 
January  President prepares final budget parameters for submission to the Finance Committee and the Board of Trustees 
Thursday, February 1 Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees approves budget parameters 
Week of February 5 Budget materials distributed on campus 
Monday, March 12 Salary deliberations completed for all non-academic areas; new year salary information returned to Budget Office  
Monday, March 19 Salary deliberations completed for academic areas (faculty & staff); new year salary information returned to the Budget Office 
Tuesday, March 20 Expense forms returned to Budget Office or electronic entry completed
Monday, April 2 Budget office provides salary verification forms to vice presidents / deans 
Friday, April 6 Salary verification forms returned to the Budget Office 
Monday, May 21 Salary notification to individuals begins 
Saturday, July 1   Fiscal year begins