Office of Financial Services

Office of Financial Services

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

These Frequently Asked Questions are intended to provide a general overview of Florida Tech's Budget Department. 

What is a budget?

An estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time.

What is the budget cycle?

The budget cycle is the same as the fiscal year, begins on May 1st and ends on April 30.

When are the budgets loaded?

May 1st

Where can I obtain a copy of this year’s budget for my department?

In Banner under FGIBDST or PAWS Budget Query.

Where can I find the latest information on budget planning?

FYxx Budget Planning Guidelines (securelink)

Who is responsible in monitoring the organization’s budget, expenditures, encumbrances and available balances?

Both the Financial Manager and the Senior Budget Manager.

Where can I get budget change forms?

Non Labor: PAWS Budget Transfer - Temp Budget Adjustment Form
Labor: PC ADJ Form for Dept. 

How do I find out if my budget change form has been processed by the Budget Office?

In Banner under FGIBDST.

What are ‘budget reviews’? What am I responsible for?

See Resources in Budget Planning Guidelines.