Budget Planning and Procedures

The following information can help explain budget planning processes and serve as a resource for budget preparation.

For NUPlans training and access information, please visit the FFRA website.

FY 2016 Budgeting

NUPlans is now open for FY2016 budgeting! FY 2016 budgets are due in NUPlans by June 26th.

FY 2016 Budget Preparation Guide

FY 2016 Planning

FY 2016 Provost's Planning and Budget Cycle Call Letter

FY 2015 Budgets were submitted through NUPlans and have been uploaded into NUFinancials. You can access NUPlans through the NU Portal to view your FY 2015 submission as read-only.

Annual budget preparation is now completed through NUPlans.  Visit the FFRA site for refresher and new user training and additional information as it becomes available, and look for email communication from FFRA and the Budget Office for additional necessary information.

The FY 2015 Budget Preparation Guide can be found here

The FY 2014 Budget Preparation April 5th, 2013 NUPlans Readiness presentation can be found here.

The review of salary budgeting in NUPlans from the April 19th, 2013 Budget Managers Meeting can be found here.

Salary Planning Information

Guidelines for Faculty Salary Planning
This downloadable guide can help in the salary planning process for faculty members.

Salary Planning Contacts
This listing provides contact information for individuals who can answer salary planning questions.

Prior Year Budget Guides

FY 2015 Planning and Budget Call Letter

FY 2015 Budget Preparation

FY 2014 Planning and Budget Call Letter

Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Preparation Instructions
This downloadable guide offers detailed instructions for reviewing and updating budget prep data.

Budget Preparation Fiscal Year 2013 Calendar - DRAFT
This schedule provides important due dates during the budget prep process.

Account and Budget Class Codes
This listing provides all PeopleSoft Account codes and their related Budget Class code.


Process for Setting the Annual Endowment Spending Rate
This web page provides an explanation for how the Endowment Spending rate is determined.