Policy and Procedures

The Budget Office provides several important information sources detailing UCSC Budget Policies and Procedures.

These resources include:

The Annual Budget Calendar details the budget activities and processes that occur during particular months and times of the year.

The long standing policy for funding employee benefits, including current requirements for participation in the Benefit Pool, is defined in this document.

This page details the funding requirements for staff merit increases through Staff Human Resources Pay for Performance program and collective bargaining salary program implementations.

This publication refines and clarifies the campus's operating budget processes and the principles by which resources are allocated.

This documentation details the policies and procedures that govern Indirect Cost Recovery. Indirect Cost Recovery Funds are monies received by the university in reimbursement for services rendered in support of grants and contracts. 

This document provides an overview of the guidelines for the tuition revenue sharing Masters' Incentive Program. 

This document provides an overview of interest charges on negative balances. 

This document explains the handling of Short-Term Investment Pool interest earnings.

This document outlines the long standing policy governing the permanent funds retained by the division after faculty turnover.