Financial Planning and Budgeting

The Office of Financial Planning and Budgeting is a department within the Division of Finance and Administration and reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs.

The primary responsibility of the Office is to allocate and monitor all budgeted funds appropriated by the State of North Carolina General Assembly as further allocated and directed by the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina System.

Compliance with mandates, directives, procedures and policies for allocation and administration of these state appropriations as established by the North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM), the North Carolina State Controller's Office, the General Administration of the University of North Carolina System and the North Carolina General Assembly drive the UNCP policies and procedures for budget administration and planning.

In addition to responsibilities for state appropriated funds, the Office also serves in assisting any and all areas in developing and administering a sound plan for supporting UNCP's mission statement. Accordingly, this responsibility includes providing necessary assistance to departments having Institutional Trust Funds authority.

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide timely, accurate and useful information to facilitate optimal use of University resources for sound
decision making.

To provide campus leaders with objective, accurate and timely analyses to inform the strategic planning process. 

To provide technical assistance in linking the planning and budgeting operations of the University, including participatory development, execution and review of the various University budgets.

To ensure compliance with approved university budgets structured in support of university mission and goals.