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NEW! May Month-End Close Deadline: Validated campus journal entries and data collect batches (journal imports) should be received by Accounting Services by close of business (5 p.m.) on Friday, May 29. Please remember that accounting will not receive the journal entries until the journal has been budget checked valid and has passed through all required approvals (including OSR, if necessary).

For details on month-end close procedures, see the Accounting Services webpage. Bookmark this page to see the latest info in between updates.

NEW! April Month-End Close: Central offices have officially closed for the month of April.  This includes the transmission and reconciliation of all April transactions, and state approval to close the month.

REMINDER! Year-End Deadlines:  Information concerning the year-end procedures and dates is available in the April 28 memo. The memo and fiscal year-end checklist can be found on the Month-End and Year-End Resources page in the featured resources section of  Per the email sent on April 28, please remember that next Friday, May 22 marks the beginning of a series of key dates for fiscal year end. 

NEW! PAAT Redistributions and Status Updates.    There are new earn codes and account numbers related to employees working onsite during the reduced campus operations that may require special handling for redistribution via PAAT.   Also, there are more statuses added to the Review Pending Transactions report that will help you determine what is happening to your PAAT action if it hasn’t been posted yet.  See the post for more details.

NEW! May GSHIP Graduation – Termination: Graduate students who will be graduating at the end of the Spring Semester must be removed from the Graduate Student Health Insurance Program effective May 31, 2020.  See the April 27 memo for details.

NEW! PS Chartfield Changes – Deactivation of 183 Accounts: Central Offices have reviewed and identified a large number of inactive general ledger accounts that have not been used in recent fiscal years.  See the list in the April 29 memo.

REMINDER! Subscribing to Business Managers listserv: Finance and accounting personnel who would like to subscribe to the business managers listserv can do so by following the instructions at


For questions and support, users should utilize ServiceNow, the new system campus is using to track support and service requests. This is the fastest way to obtain assistance and allows the project team to be able to track issues to determine the scale of the impact to all users.  Go to the ServiceNow Help Page at or call 919-962-HELP for assistance.

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