Fiscal Affairs

Strategy and Fiscal Affairs Division

Budget Calendar

Fiscal Year 2020

July 2019

  • Amended FY 2020 & FY 2021 Budget Development
  • FY 2021 budget development templates due July 11th

August 2019

  • FY 2019 Budgetary Compliance Reporting due from institutions August 2nd to September 3rd (due dates set by Accounting and Reporting)
  • FY 2020 MRR Allocations approved by Board of Regents at August meeting

September 2019

  • Board of Regents approves Amended FY 2020 & FY 2021 budget requests; submitted to Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget (OPB)
  • September through December: OPB conducts detailed review of USG budget requests, works with agencies to answer questions and refine details of request
  • FY 2019 Annual Expenditure Report (AER) due from institutions September 12th
  • FY 2021 Budget Hearing instructions issued

October 2019

  • FY 2021 Mandatory Fee, 5-year Auxiliary Plan, Revenue Projection, Graduate Tuition, Elective Fee, and Housing and Food Services request instructions issued
  • First Quarter budget amendment due October 7th
  • First Quarter Financial Reports due on October 16th
  • FY 2021 Budget Hearing narratives due October 23rd for select institutions
  • Annual Budget Conference - October 24 & 25 at Clayton State University

November 2019

  • FY 2021 Budget Hearings begin for select institutions
  • FY 2021 Budget Hearing narratives due November 20th for select institutions

December 2019

  • FY 2021 Budget Hearings for select institutions
  • FY 2021 Revenue Projections, Mandatory Fee requests, Five-Year Auxiliary Business Plans due December 18th

January 2020

  • FY 2021 Budget Hearings for select institutions
  • Governor releases Amended FY 2020 & FY 2021 Budget Reports; Chancellor presents recommendations to Joint Appropriations Committee
  • General Assembly conducts hearings and review of Amended FY 2020 & FY 2021 budget recommendations
  • Second Quarter budget amendment due on January 9th
  • Second Quarter Financial Reports due on January 16th
  • FY 2021 Graduate tuition requests due January 17th

February 2020

  • FY 2021 Budget Hearings for select institutions
  • General Assembly continues review and hearings on Amended FY 2020 & FY 2021 budgets
  • FY 2021 Elective Fees and Special Charges due February 3rd

March 2020

  • FY 2021 Budget Hearings for select institutions
  • General Assembly passes Amended FY 2020 Budget
  • General Assembly passes FY 2021 Budget (late March - early April)

April 2020

  • Chancellor’s FY 2021 institution budget allocation recommendations are finalized
  • Third Quarter budget amendment due on April 7th
  • Third Quarter Financial Reports due on April 16th
  • FY 2021 Allocation, Tuition and Fees recommendations presented to the Board of Regents for approval
  • FY 2021 State Fund Allocations, Tuition and Fees rates sent to all institutions with Budget Guidelines
  • Begin developing budget strategy for FY 2022

May 2020

  • FY 2021 Original Budget due May 1st
  • Budget Office reviews FY 2021 Original Budget submissions
  • FY 2021 Original Budget presented to Board of Regents for approval at the May meeting
  • Initial FY 2021 Annual Operating Budget submitted to OPB by USG Budget Office by June 1st

June & July 2020

  • Information request for New Square Footage, Health Insurance and New Retirees projections for FY 2022 budget development sent to institutions (due from institutions in July 2020)
  • Final budget amendments for FY 2020 due from institutions July 7