Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance

Budget Planning

Mission Statement

The primary mission of Budget Planning is to be a leading supplier of decision support to the University for developing campus-wide budgets, analyzing fiscal policy, establishing strategies to effectively utilize resources, and communicating with external and internal customers concerning the University’s budget.


  • Prepares the University’s current and long-range budget plan
  • Allocates available resources through preparation of an annual budget.
  • Performs budget analyses and consults with budget managers throughout the University.
  • Conducts institutional research in concert with numerous other university departments.
  • Acts as a clearinghouse for the University’s external budget reports.
  • Responds to numerous internal and external budget reports.
  • Conducts numerous special studies drawing on an array of financial and non-financial information.
  • Maintains the University’s budget policies.
  • Provides staff support to the Assistant Vice President for Planning and members of the University Planning Committee.