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2020-21 Budget Update

NB: most recent items located at the last edited date on this page. Last Update May 25th, 2020

Detailed work on the 2020-21 budget began in Spring of 2019, and will continue through to Spring 2020. Please bookmark this page for regular updates and posted documents, as well as video and slides from budget presentations as they occur.

All materials (documents, PowerPoints, videos) related to the 2019-20 budget remain available for consultation via the 2019-20 Budget Update link at the left. Earlier documentation can be found in the Historical Budgets link, or by emailing:

Definitive meeting dates and/or deadlines will be updated regularly once arranged.

May 2019 - Submission of 2020-21 Operations Forecast to Ministry of Advanced Education

September/October 2019
25 September Budget Presentation to URSU (5.8 MB) File
25 September Budget presentation to Faculty of Education (452 KB) File
08 October call for 2020-21 Unit Budget Submissions (147 KB) File

January 2020
15 January Budget submissions due
24 January Deans' Council budget discussion
27 January Council Committee on Budget initial discussion
30 January Budget Presentations 8am-430pm
31 January Budget Forum Slide Presentation (1.4 MB) File and Video File

February 2020
3-7 February Budget advisors' meetings
19 February Budget graphs released by the Office of Institutional Research
         as well as Credit hours & FLE Taught through 2019-20 fiscal year (OIR)
24 February Council Committee on Budget

March 2020
9-10 March Board of Governors: Executive reports on Operating and Capital Budgets to date
18 March Provincial Budget Day; Provincial Letter received from Minister (251 KB) File
27 March Budget Forum II - postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions
30 March Council Committee on Budget

April 2020
OIR, FS, budget advisors continuing budget development
27 April Council Committee on Budget

May 2020
4-5 May Board of Governors: review and approval of the 2020-21 Budget
06 May Budget Forum recording and corresponding Budget Forum slides (1 MB) PDF 
06 May University Budget Letter released
25 May 2020-21 detailed Budget Book released