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Budget Forms and Procedures

Please see the resources below for more information about forms and procedures to help monitor and manage unit budgets.


CAS Dean’s Office Budget Calendar*

*Dates are subject to change 
The University of South Carolina’s Fiscal Year is July 1 – June 30


  • The Central Budget Office loads budget in A Funds. Visit here for more USC and State of South Carolina budget dates.
  • July – September is the post-close period.  Central offices are completing any tasks needed to close out the previous fiscal year.


  • The Dean’s office load unit budgets (salaries, fringe, GA salaries, GA stipends, operating budgets)
  • The Dean’s office requests units submit operating budget allocations


  • Previous fiscal year is closed out
  • Carryforward process begins (Dean’s Office)


  • Lab fee review for Spring semester
  • College-wide Fall budget review due to Budget Office (Dean’s office)


  • Dean’s office performs faculty and staff salary review
  • A-fund operating budget projections requested from units
  • Budget freeze (University-wide)


  • Dean’s office performs Summer I account reconciliation
  • Dean’s office reviews GA allocations (stipends and tuition)
  • Dean’s office reviews TFAC allocations


  • University budget development begins


  • Dean’s office staff performs Summer II account reconciliation
  • Lab fee review for summer semester
  • College-wide Spring budget review due to Budget Office (Dean’s office)


  • Dean’s office performs faculty and staff salary review


  • Follow all year-end deadlines for purchasing, accounts payable, etc.


  • Budget transfer requests
  • Commitment reimbursement requests – should be made within 30 days of expense posting on GL
  • Memos for Dean’s approval


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