Budget Office Training


Commitment Application Training - Available as needed, contact the Budget Office at bd.help@austin.utexas.edu.

BD 101: Budget Process and Budget Update Document - Training designed for users who will be creating budget documents for their department

BD 102: (unit-specific sessions with Budget Office analyst) - Sessions are available upon request; please email Budget Help: bd.help@austin.utexas.edu.

Presentations and Exercises

BD 101 Presentation (PDF)

Budget Process and Budget Update Document (PDF)

BUD Exercises (PDF)

Commitment System Presentation (PowerPoint)


BD 101 - Budget Process and Budget Update Document Training 

  • Part 1 (Introduction through BUD Navigation - 47 minutes)
  • Part 2 (Explore BUD Sections through Worker Position Earnings - 44 minutes)
  • Part 3 (Salary Expenditures section through Finalizing Budgets - 44 minutes)

Support Resources

BUD Tips and FAQs
This page provides suggestions on working with the Budget Update Document (BUD) and addresses certain questions regarding the document.

Budget Resource Guide
This page provides guidance on where users can go to perform different actions, including the BUD, budgetary funding, allocations, and commitments.

To report an issue, contact BUD Support.