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Internal Annual Memorandum

To:  Campus Unit Finance Leads & HR Officers
From:  Office of the University Controller    

Annually, the University requires that changes to any department and organizational structures are made effective only at the beginning of each fiscal year, including name changes, creation of a new department or an organizational restructure.

New department requests will be carefully examined to ensure that the proposed department is an operating unit with personnel (assigned FTE) and non-personnel expenses to ensure a successful, meaningful and effective change.

Please complete and submit the attached Department Update Form no later than April 10, 2020 to in order for the requested change to be tested and validated, effective July 1, 2019.

To inactivate a department, please complete the department inactivation request form, verify that no activity or balances (positive or negative) exist and submit the form to: Inactivation can be requested anytime outside of this annual process.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us at the above email.

Cc: Finance Advisory Council

Attachment: Department Changes Form_FY21