To provide support to the University of Guelph community with timely and accurate budget information that supports sound decision making and recommendations. The Budget and Financial Planning Office manages the institutional budgeting framework through resource and financial planning which informs the development of the annual University budget.

Furthermore, the Budget and Financial Planning Office manages and facilitates the budgeting process by acting as a resource to budget units. Through guidance and service, the office assists units in planning, implementing, monitoring and controlling their budgets within anticipated resources. The office ensures that leadership are fiscally responsible and accountable for their respective budgets.


Updates and Deadlines

19-20 Budget Journal Entries due to BFPO by Friday November 29, 2019. After this date we will ensure submitted entries are processed before we begin our copy and annualization procedure at which point budget Journal Entries will be frozen.

19-20 Forecast Submissions due Friday January 24, 2020. See our Forecasting Page for forecast submission details.

20-21 Budget Plan Submissions due February 7, 2020 for College Submissions and February 14, 2020 for Administrative Units. See our 2020/2021 Budget Planning page for future updates on submission details.

19-20 Budget Updates - Please visit the Office of the Provost's Budget Development 2019/20 page for updates on the 19/20 budget plan process and budget developments.