Budget Process: Capital Budget

Navigate the links to the Budget Process pages below to become familiar with the various aspects of campus budgeting at SF State.

Capital Budget

The capital budget’s core function is to help control expenditures. Spending limits are set by the University through the adoption of the capital budget and through the authorization for individual capital projects.

Capital Budget Timeline

Linear representation of the Capital Budget planning timeline running 19 months from the January prior to a fiscal year start in June to July the following year

Capital Budget Planning Schedule

time frames for developing the capital budget
February Call letter to the departments and schools for project proposals for next fiscal year’s Capital Budget Beginning of February Capital Planning, Design and Construction (CPDC) Call letter for the SF State Capital Budget
February – March Prioritize requests and identify funding sources in the project request submission End of March or the beginning of April Departments and schools Project request submission to CPDC
April – May Receive and consolidate the submission End of May CPDC Consolidated project requests
June Review and prioritize the consolidated submission End of June CPDC Draft Capital Budget submission to BAO
July – August Review the draft Capital Budget submission End of July or the beginning of August BAO Final Capital Budget submission to CFO for approval


Capital Budget Planning Documents

Annual Budget Reports

Each year, as part of our mission to create and disseminate planning information, Budget Administration and Operations compiles the budget plan for the Operating and Capital Budgets. Visit our online archive of annual Budget Reports.




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