Useful Tools for Administrators
- Exceptions to Policy. This is a list of transactions in L&S that require the approval of the Deans' Office, such as entertainment, memberships, non-cash awards, honoraria, travel, and chair reimbursement.
- Obtaining Access and Authorization to Campus Systems and Functions. This section includes information for obtaining access to various campus-wide resources, such as CalNet and CalAgenda, HR & payroll systems, finance and administrative systems (including travel and Blu-card), a variety of student databases, and facilities and equipment systems.The Letters & Science deans can contribute to expenses related to the recruitment of permanent faculty.
- The Funding of Faculty Recruitment Expense for Departments in the College of Letters & Science document explains how to utilize these resources.
Internal Audit: Learn about audit planning and process, types of audits, and controls evaluation, as well as other helpful resources for department management.
Business & Financial Services: See information on policies and procedures, fiscal closing, financial reports, training and recharges, as well as links to the Cashier's Office, Extramural Funds, Payroll, General Accounting, Loans and Receivables, Risk Management, Disbursements and the Travel Office.
Sponsored Projects Office: Includes information on sponsored project management, publications, policy analysis, data management and funding opportunities for projects funded by Federal and State agencies, foundations, corporations, and other public and private sources.
Office of Vice Chancellor, Administration and Finance: Provides information and analyses on academic programs, the Academic Planning Board, Cal Profiles, institutional data, indirect costs, and space management and capital programs.
Berkeley Administrative Initiatives: Links to the Berkeley Financial System (B. F. S.) and the Human Resources Management System (H. R. M. S.). News and announcements, information on specific process changes, calendar of critical implementation dates, performance benchmarks, training and resources for assistance with the conversion processes.
UC Accounting Manual: For those accounting transactions, procedures, and reports that should be uniform throughout the university.
UC Business and Finance Bulletins: Bulletins from the Office of the President, from art insurance to water pollution.