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Budget Cycle Timeline

Cal State LA's budget cycle process aligns with the CSU Systemwide budget cycle process.

 

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CSU Systemwide Budget Cycle Process

July - August

  • CSU finalizes campus allocations to campuses.

September - October

  • Chancellor's Office develops CSU requests.

November

  • Trustees approve CSU budget requests.

December - January

  • CSU plans for next year's budget.

February - March

  • CSU Preliminary campus allocations.

May - June

  • Campus and CSU needs identified.

Cal State LA Budget Cycle Process

July

  • Finalizes year-end processing.
  • The new fiscal year begins.

August

  • Reviews and recommends roll forward to CFO and President.

September

  • Submits university budgets to Chancellor's Office.
  • Posts year-end budget summary reports on the budget administration webpage.

October

  • Departments submit annual accountability reports to budget administration.
  • Departments conduct first-quarter budget reviews.

November

  • Posts budget to campus webpage.

December

  • Divisions prepare for mid-year assessment.

January

  • Mid-year assessment.

February

  • Mid-year assessment meetings.
  • Preliminary budget guidelines (university-wide review, input & comments).

March

  • Budget call with a due date of April 1st.
  • Deans convene the college Resource Allocation Advisory Committee (RAAC).

April

  • 3rd quarter financial assessment.
  • Review department budget request submissions.

May

  • Campus and CSU needs identified.
  • Review and recommend budget proposals for the next fiscal year to CFO and President.

June

  • President issues final budget guidelines for the following fiscal year.
  • Deadline for current year final budget transfers.