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Budget Transfers

Request to transfer appropriated budget, between accounts or between Fund, Department and Cost Centers (FDCC).

Getting Started

What do I need to know before getting started?

  • Budget transfers are requests to move either Base (permanent) or One Time appropriated budget, between accounts or between FDCCs.
  • Use the Budget Transfer Template to submit a transfer.
  • Budget transfer templates are emailed to Each email should only have one transfer attached.
  • Budget transfers are submitted to cover a deficit or to fund anticipated expenses.
  • Not all appropriated budgets can be moved (i.e. Regular Salaries/Fringe).
  • For allowable actions, review the Budget Protocols and Policies page.
  • Anyone can submit a budget transfer. All transfers go through workflow approval.

Best Practices

What are best practices related to Budget Management and Budget Transfers?

Prior to submitting a budget transfer:

Submit the completed transfer template as an attachment to

You will receive an email confirmation when your transfer has been initiated and sent to approval workflow.

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