As we transition from Banner to Workday a number of financial processes will be suspended in advance of the January go-live. 


Suspension Dates

Activities to be temporarily suspended 

Nov. 17, 2023 – Jan. 14, 2024 

Budget Changes
Base budget changes and current year budget changes, including position budget changes, will not be processed during this time.

Dec. 21, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2023

Transfer Requests
Transfer requests must be completed and submitted to Accounting by 12/21. Beginning in January, transfer requests will be completed in Workday. To learn more, see What Systems Are Workday Replacing?

Other Key Suspension Dates

Workday Key Dates

A number of personnel and financial processes will be suspended in advance of the Workday going live in January. To view all key dates relating to the Workday transition, visit the Workday Key Dates webpage.

Welcome to the University Budgets Office website.
The University Budgets Office is a department within the Finance and Administration Division.  The Budget Office is responsible for leading the development of the annual General Fund budget that is ultimately presented to the Board of Trustees for their approval each year in July.  The Budget Office coordinates the annual schedule, communicates due dates for budget requests, executes revenue and expenditure assumptions defined by Senior Management and prepares various budget presentation materials for Senior Management and the Board of Trustees.  Our other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing Senior Management concise and accurate analyses to support decision-making.
  • Assisting university departments in the development of their annual budgets.
  • Assisting university departments in the estimation of wage and fringe benefit expenses related to new position requests.
  • Managing the position control process.
  • Monitoring budgets throughout the year by comparing actual results against the budget and communicating variances as necessary.
  • Producing and submitting reports required by the State of Michigan, HEIDI, IPEDS and other agencies associated with higher education.

Page last modified October 31, 2023