As part of the implementation of UBF’s new business
system, in 2016-17, General University Service Fees (GUSF) and Gift
Fees will be listed in SIRI and UBFirst as a monthly accrual rather
than individual transactions.
The Financial Services department has a new name: Financial
Management. The new name and department-wide reorganization better
reflects the increasing emphasis on strategic and tactical
decision-making at the financial level.
With the holiday season comes the natural desire to provide
gifts, cards and other social amenities. Business Services reminds
departments of UB’s guiding principles for appropriate and
In an effort to standardize the development and approval of
service centers and university fees, forms and policies have been
updated. These changes will aid managers and leadership with the
creation and sustainability of the services and programs that are
offered to our university partners, researchers and students.