Our Department is the primary division responsible for the financial functions of the Law Center
Our professional team oversees the Law Center business and financial services, grants management, financial reporting, general and sponsored accounting, and overall Law Center budgeting.
Budgeting & Financial Reporting
The Office of Budgeting & Financial Reporting carries out the responsibilities of planning, preparing and submitting departmental budget requests, managing operational resources ensuring that the Law Center is in compliance with the University’s budgeting policies, procedures and fiscal goals.
The office works to support Law Center departments with reconciliation and review inquiries and provides financial and performance information for the various stakeholders each fiscal year. The office also coordinates with departments in developing new plans and programs.
Business & Financial Services
The Business & Financial Services Team provides guidance and support for the financial transactions listed below. For detailed instructions and procedures, please view the End to End Procurement guide.
|Contracts and Contract Amendments||Expense Reports|
|Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs)||Punchout Catalog Orders|
|Purchase Requisitions||Purchase Orders (POs) and Change Orders|
|Receipts and Match Exceptions||Supplier Invoice Requests (MPREQs)|
|Supplier Invoices and Payments||University Procurement Card (ProCard)|
Travel and Catering Spending Approval
Any Law Center spending for travel or catering expected to exceed $250 requires advance approval. Use the link to submit a Request to Spend Travel & Catering form to obtain approval before any commitment. Please note Faculty Research Account (FRA) funds are exempt from this process.
All submissions are gathered each Friday at 5:00 pm and reviewed on Tuesday afternoon. As standard practice, decisions are sent out by Wednesday morning.
Cora Osborne, Director of Student Accounts & Cashier