Frequently Asked Questions

The Budget Office is always available for your questions, email or call us at 604-504-7441, ext. 4236, we would be happy to put you in touch with a member of our team.

Financial Reporting, Research & Special Projects

How can I see the financial transactions of my department/unit?

How do I create a separate account for my new contract/initiative/study tour/etc? What do I need to include? 

What is UFV’s administrative overhead fee and how much is it?

Should I be including the UFV administrative overhead fee in my project's budget?

Can I cover any deficit in my project from base funds?

There is a financial reporting component stipulated in my project –who will do this?

Who should I contact with questions regarding the finances for my project?

Budgeting, Funding & Position Control

Where can I find UFV's budget principles and timeline?

How can I increase my Budget?

How do I adjust some of the line items in my budget?

How do I access funding for approved faculty releases or additional sections funded from outside of the department budget?

When do I need to complete a Posting Request Form?

I am unsure of the position number or budget code to use on a Request for Contract, what should I do?

How do I access my budget reports?

What is the purpose of completing a Course Funding Summary Spreadsheet and when does it need to be completed?

News & Events

October 2016 | Budget Information Forums

For those unable to attend the Budget Forum earlier this month, video from both our Abbotsford and Chilliwack Forums, is now available online. Please visit to view the October 2016 presentations by President and Vice-Chancellor, Mark Evered and Chief Financial Officer, Jackie Hogan.

September 2016 | 2017-18 Budget Planning

Budget planning documents to assist you in preparing your 2017-18 budget are now available online. Visit Budget Planning to download, contact for assistance.

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