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Planning and Budget is organized to support institutional decision making, improve campus financial planning processes and strategically manage the allocation of campus resources.


The Office of the Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial and Administration Officer provides leadership support for campus planning and decision making to help advance UC Merced's educational mission and effectiveness. 


Finance Group

Capital Finance

Capital Finance is responsible for the development of capital improvement projects and the campus Capital Financial Plan.  This is achieved in a collaborative manner with campus stakeholders and the UC Office of the President.


Campus Budget Office

The Budget Office  guides the effective deployment of resources and promotes sound resource management in the strategic support of the university’s teaching, research and public service mission.


Institutional Research and Decision Support

Institutional Research and Decision Support provides ongoing support for campus planning and decision-making to help advance UC Merced's educational mission and effectiveness. 


Risk Services

Risk Services is dedicated to partnering with campus units for safeguarding the resources of the University from risks and losses or events that may impede its mission critical activities.


Business and Financial Services

BFS serves UC Merced through stewardship, accountability and excellence.