Fiscal Year 2024 - 2025 Budget Preparation Calendar (Tentative)

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The University of Texas at Austin - Budget Office

The following schedule is established in order to meet the deadlines for UT System review and for approval by the Board of Regents.  External UT System and Governor/LBB deadlines are estimated; instructions won't be released until later in the Spring.

Feb 23 (Fri)Position information loaded by Budget Office
Feb 23 (Fri)Release of Budget Guidance
Feb 26 (Mon)Open BUD to departments
Feb 14 (Mon)Release of Budget Guidance and BUD training
Feb 26 - Mar 1 (Mon - Fri)BUD training
MarchUT System provides instructions regarding LARs and UT System review of exceptional items and capital projects. 
On these dates:Budgets Due to Budget Office
Apr 8 (Mon)Graduate Studies, Information, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Dell Medical School, Nursing, Social Work, Undergraduate Studies, President’s Office, University Development Office, Government Affairs & Initiatives
Apr 10 (Wed)Architecture, Moody College of Communication, Education, Fine Arts, Pharmacy, Intercollegiate Athletics, VP – Division of Campus and Community Engagement, VP – Research, VP – Student Affairs
Apr 12 (Fri)McCombs School of Business, Cockrell School of Engineering, Jackson School of Geosciences, Law School, Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences, Provost Office, Financial and Administrative Services, VP – Legal Affairs, VP - Business Strategies, Office of IT Transformation, VP - People and Talent
TBD by UT SystemBudget Discussion Template Issued
Apr 8 - May 3 (Mon - Fri)Budget Office Review
May 31 (Mon)Legislative Session Ends
May 31 - Jun 6 (Mon-Sun)Budget updates as needed per legislation
May 1 (Mon)Budget Instructions Issued by UT System
May 1 - May 10 (Mon-Wed)Institution Budget meetings with UT System
May 3 - Jun 23 (Fri - Sun)Budget Office completes institutional budgets, reconciles budget, updates budget and completes and reviews all required reports & schedules
Jun 24 (Mon)First draft budget and supporting schedules due to UT System
Jul 2 - Jul 8Technical budget review with System Administration
Jul 12 (Fri)Final budget and supporting schedules due to UT System
Jul 12 (Fri)Compensation Reports Due to UT System
TBD by UT System (July/August)LAR Draft and Final Submissions to UT System
Aug 22 (Thur)Board of Regents takes appropriate action on Operating Budget and Presidents and Executive Officers compensation