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Budget Process Timetable

2017-18 Preliminary Budget Process Timetable

Date Activities Responsibility
PLANNING AND ANALYSIS
September BAC commences discussion of 2017-18 budget BAC

October/ November/ December

 

 

Multi Year Integrated Plan Meetings

Deans/President's Office

BAC discussions continue including:

  • Early feedback from community including briefings from Integrated Plan meetings.
BAC/Deans/Unit Heads/Student Groups
  • Preparation of draft report.
BAC
DEVELOPMENT OF RECOMMENDATIONS, CONSULTATION AND INPUT

January

 

 

 

 

Review draft report with the President prior to release (mid-January) BAC
Budget Office sends preliminary unit budget detail (does not yet include BAC recommendations) to Faculties and units to begin preparation for the 17-18 budget.

Dean's/Unit Managers

 

February

 

Release Draft 2017-18 Operating Budget Plan including:

  • Proposed recommendations that will be the basis of the development of the 2017-18 budget.
  • Proposed tuition fee schedule.
BAC
University holds budget, tuition and fee information sessions with Students and the Campus Community BAC/Student Campus
BAC considers input received from the campus
community
BAC
APPROVAL

March/April*

 

 

 

 

Review draft of final report with the President prior to release BAC

Issue Final Report (mid-March) – An Operating Budget Plan for 2017-18

  • Report presented to the Board Finance, Audit, Investment and Risk Committee (March 30th)
  • Report presented to the Senate Committee

BAC

 

 

 

Tuition Fee recommendations to the Board for approval in April  
April/May Unit budget allocations determined and  communicated to Deans and others

Budget Office

 

June

 

 

Budget Units refine detailed budgets
Deans/Unit Managers
Recommended Operating Budget for 2017-18 presented via the Board Finance, Audit, Investment and Risk Committee (June 13th) to the Board for approval
BAC
Detailed budget finalized Budget Office

NOTE:  The BAC may at the request of the President or on its own initiative prepare additional reports on budget related matters.

*Required to meet tuition fee consultation guidelines