Budget Calendar

FY 2019 Budget Calendar

March 2018

  • Budget Office communicates overview of process and key dates via Announcements.  Budget development materials and submission instructions are made available on Budget Office's website.  Web application to submit & approve requests made on available on WPConnect.  Budget discussions take place within divisions and departments. March 9, 2018
  • Governor presents his recommended State Budget for FY 2019 commencing July 1, 2018.  March 13, 2018
  • Budget Office prepares preliminary FY 2019 budget projections pending enrollment updates, labor contracts and Governor’s announcement of WPU State appropriation in Budget Message.
  • Deadline for vice presidents’ direct reports to submit FY 2019 budget requests for vice president approval online for their respective areas.  March 23, 2018         
  • Budget Office prepares summaries of department budget requests and emails them to the vice presidents to assist with their review and approval process. 
  • Vice presidents review their FY 2019 department budget requests.
  • Annual tuition hearing is held inviting the campus community to discuss tuition & fees, room & board rate increases for fall 2018 and the FY 2019 preliminary budget with President, vice presidents and Board of Trustees members. March 29, 2018
  • Deadline for vice presidents to submit their approvals online. March 30, 2018

April 2018                                            

  • Budget Office prepares summaries of the FY 2019 budget requests approved by the vice presidents for their respective divisions and emails to vice presidents to assist with their budget review with Cabinet.  April 6, 2018            
  • Finance, Audit and Institutional Development Committee meet to recommend for Board approval, fall 2018 tuition & fees, room & board rates.  April 12, 2018
  • Town Hall Meeting to discuss FY 2019 preliminary budget. April 18, 2018
  • Departmental Presentations made by vice presidents, academic deans, associate vice presidents and unit directors to Cabinet and deans. Presentations made during half day sessions will be structured as business presentations to demonstrate accomplishments and goals for the future.  April 20-26, 2018
  • Board of Trustees meet to approve fall 2018 tuition & fees, room & board rates.  April 27, 2018

May 2018

  • Budget decisions are finalized by Cabinet and approved by the President.
  • Budget Office updates preliminary budget to reflect final decisions and any other changes (e.g. enrollment, labor contracts, State appropriation).

June 2018

  • Finance, Audit and Institutional Development Committee meet to recommend FY 2019 Budget for Board approval.  June 14, 2018
  • Board of Trustees meet to approve the FY 2019 Budget. June 28, 2018
  • Legislature approves the FY 2019 State Budget and University’s share of the appropriations.
  • Budget Office uploads FY 2019 budget to Banner Finance.

July 2018

  • FY 2019 Operating budget is finalized and posted to Budget Office website.

October 2018                                     

  • HOLD for Town Hall Meeting to present FY 2019 revised budget based on fall 2018 actuals.
  • University receives instructions from the State for submission of the FY 2020 budget commencing July 1, 2019.

November 2018                                

  • Board of Trustees approves the FY 2020 State Budget Request. November 16, 2018