About Us: What We Do

Budget Administration and Operations (BAO) is a part of Administration and Finance. Navigate the links below to learn more about our purpose, our function, our team and our partners.

What We Do

Budget Administration and Operations is SF State's financial planning and analysis office.

BAO reports directly to the CFO and is responsible for the processes, policies and issues related to the University's Consolidated Budget. These responsibilities include planning, development, implementation, management, monitoring and reporting. In addition, the office provides budget information, guidance and assistance to the campus community while seeking an efficient use of all funds.

In support of SF State's mission, Budget Administration and Operations:

  • Provides professional expertise, guidance and support in developing and administering the University’s operating budget and capital budget
  • Reports the University’s annual budget plan
  • Monitors, analyzes and reports on the University’s financial performance
  • Works collaboratively with the campus community to promote the University’s financial strength and integrity

To learn what programs, projects and presentations we are working on, visit our Budget Department Events page. For recent developments in the Budget Process, read Budget Department News.