Clickable staff directory icon.
Clickable forms icon.
Clickable org chart icon.
Clickable about us icon.

Budget Process

Using financial resources to support strategic goals and critical needs. 

2020–21 Budget Planning

In January 2020, the campus began the process of fundamentally changing the way we operate to sustain a balanced budget and maintain a responsible central reserve. Visit the Budget Framework for more information.

Planning Assumptions and Parameters

Information and resources on budget planning efforts. (Updated – March 9, 2020)

202021 Planning Communications

Budget Planning Cycle

The Campus Budget Cycle activities are tied to the budget processes of the UC Regents and State of California. Funding to support UC Davis’ core instructional mission is largely derived from tuition and fees paid by students, which are set by the Regents, and allocations from the state. The graphic below depicts how these three decision processes build on one another to culminate in the campus budget.

Budget Cycle Graphic

download icon   Download Graphic (png)

    Budget Planning History