Budget Analysis and Planning

Budget Analysis and Planning is a strategic and analytical unit responsible for advising and supporting the Chancellor, Campus Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, and the campus in the areas of academic and institutional resources, financial and budgetary policy and planning, fiscal administration, and information services. In this capacity, it develops and maintains relevant databases, provides analyses of policies and programs, assists campus decision-makers as they determine campus priorities, and helps develop strategies designed to achieve these priorities.

Budget Analysis and Planning also has a number of on-going responsibilities designed to help advocate for the operating resources needed by UC Santa Cruz, to help the campus best utilize those resources, and to support campus-wide planning, including:

  • Daily management and long-range planning for the campus' operating budget;
  • Investment management
  • Establishment of direct cost rates and negotiation of federal indirect cost rates
  • Information management and analysis; and
  • Strategic planning

BAP's Strategic Plan for FY2024-FY2027