Financial Announcements

UB's Approval Authority Policy provides guidance on the delegation and assignment of authority to approve transactions.
UB Business Day, presented by Business Services, will be held on March 7, 2017 at the Buffalo Marriott Niagara at 1340 Millersport Highway in Amherst, New York. 
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.
Sponsored Projects Services (SPS) is moving to the new Research Support Hub at The Commons on the north campus on Friday Oct. 7. 
UBFirst is operational following an internal business system upgrade at UB Foundation (UBF).  
On August 10 four SIRI dashboard names were updated to more accurately reflect the purpose of the dashboards.
The 2015-16 State Operating and U-Wide Type 1 available balances are being carried forward to 2016-17 on Aug 16.

Deficit Reduction Program (DRP) withholding repayments can be viewed in SIRI. The repayments will post to the account that currently funds the line number assigned to the employee. Departments are responsible for sufficiently funding the account in which the line number currently resides.

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.
The 2016-17 State Operating and U-Wide Type 1 available balances are being carried forward to 2017-18 on Aug 17.
Review accounts to assist with year-end processing which will aid in accurate financial reporting by ensuring activity is reflected in desired accounts.
Effective July 1, 2017 the option to charge Campus Cash to your student account will no longer be available. Campus Cash may still be applied to your UB Card, however must be pre-paid. A new UB Card option to assist in the purchase of academic books and supplies at the University Bookstore will be available for financial aid recipients who have an anticipated credit on their student account for the current term.