Note: Visit the Financial Transparency page for updates about the university's financial outlook and planning. Go to the Oracle Toolkit for updates about UC Merced's financial management system.
May 23: Parking Permits for 2023-24 Academic Year
May 22: Review Session: PPM Budgeting Processes
May 15: New Leader of Auxiliary Enterprises and Fiscal Innovation
May 5: A Handy Guide to Common Chart of Accounts
May 5: Updated Guidance on Function 44 and Research Transactions
May 2: New Look, Enhancements for UCMPlan
April 6: Adding Financial Analysts to Schools to Support Research Funding
April 3: England Named Interim Director of SBS and Campus Cashiering
March 10: Travel Reimbursement for Remote Work Rescinded
March 6: Important Updates to Honorarium Payments
Feb. 16: Internal Search for Interim Director of SBS and Campus Cashiering
Jan. 30: Feedback Sought for Update of DFA and CBS2 ServiceNow
Jan. 19: Dates and Deadlines for Year-End FY23
Jan. 5: Director of Administrative Budget and Policy Appointed
Dec. 21: Spring '21 Effort Reports Available for Certification
Dec. 7: Year-End Message from Interim VC/CFO Schnier
Dec. 5: Oracle Knowledge Tool Adds Accounting, Project Administration
Dec. 5: November 2022 Open House Recap
Nov. 3: Reminders for Prior and Current Fiscal Years
Sept. 30: In-person Work Plan for DFA Staff Based at DCC
Sept. 8: New Directors in Business and Financial Services
Aug. 31: Oracle Guided Learning Launches with Support for Procurement
Aug. 16: Ready for Fall 2022: Parking, Transit, Dining, Housing
Aug. 12: DFA Teams' Accomplishments in 2022
July 14: Chancellor Provides 2022-23 Budget Call Update
July 12: Status of On-Site Work for DFA Staff at DCC
June 28: Transition of Internally Funded Projects to General Ledger: Details, Impacts
May 27: Workflow Change for Some Oracle Projects
May 25: Realignment of Business and Financial Services Teams
May 18: Preparing for Fiscal Year 2021-22 Close
May 17: Thank You for a Successful Commencement Weekend
May 16: Oracle System Issues Resolved
May 4: Interim General Accounting Director Riedeman Announces Departure
April 26: Notes to DFA Staff: Service Awards, Appreciation Lunches, Open House, Town Halls
April 8: Automated Routing for RA Approval on Oracle Purchase Requisitions
April 6: Financial Management System Update
April 1: FAQ: Equity Program for Staff Salaries
April 1: FAQ: Cost-Saving Initiative for Fiscal Year 2022-23
April 1: Interim Director of General Accounting Appointed
March 24: Budget Updates: Salary Market Equity Program and Vacancy Holds
March 21: New Policy for Indirect Cost Return (IDCR)
March 4: UCM Plan Data Issue Reported
March 3: New Payment Plus Service for Suppliers
Feb. 17: Message to Faculty: Oracle System Update
Feb. 14: Oracle Changes Make Data Entry for Purchases Easier
Feb. 3: Oracle Data Integration Project Update
Jan. 13: Videos of Oracle Expanded Access Training Posted
Jan. 12: Introducing the Oracle Toolkit
Jan. 10: Updated DFA Guidance for Start of Spring Semester
Jan. 5: BFS Update – Assistant Controller Recruitment
Dec. 16: Small Business Program
Dec. 15: New Assistant Vice Chancellor/Controller
Dec. 6: Update on Oracle Initiatives
Dec. 6: Oracle Financials Training Evaluation
Dec. 2: Help Needed to Clear Warehouse Clutter
Nov. 3: Initiatives to Improve Campus Financial System
Oct. 27: Addressing Impediments to Research
Sept. 28: Actions Taken and Planned to Support Research
Sept. 13: Close of Fiscal Year 2021
Sept. Bobcat Buy Catalog for Food Service
Aug. 24: New BFS Transition Leadership Team
Aug. 23: Updates on Student Housing, On-Site Work and STAR Awards
Aug. 20: Dining and Retail Services Information for Fall 2021
Aug. 18: Housing and Fall Semester Update
Aug. 17: Move-In Parking Updates and Reminders
Aug. 15: Update on Fall Housing for Students
Aug. 12: Coronavirus Leads to Pause for Events
Aug. 12: Details of Supply Chain/Shared Services Leadership Transitions
Aug. 10: Important Changes to Campus Budget Management
Aug 6: Message from Josh Dubroff: Next Chapter
July 15: Transformation Milestones for CBS2
July 8: Sunsetting of Enhanced Procurement Approval Requirements
July 6: Transition to Automated Approval Reminders for Oracle Procure-to-Pay
July 1: Looking Toward the Future for DFA
June 29: Telecommute Agreement Forms Due June 30
June 24: Update to On-Site Workplan for DCC-based DFA employees
May 25: Reminder of Key Dates for Procurement in FY21
May 13: Update on Research Financial Data on Oracle Platform
May 3: Kurt Schnier Named Interim Vice Chancellor/CFO
April 22: DFA Celebrating Service Event Set for May 17
April 19: Interim Controller Kim Groesbeck Announces Retirement
March 8: Meet Finalists for Vice Chancellor/Chief Financial Officer
March 5: 2020-21 Performance Appraisal Process Begins
Feb. 23: Telework Extension and Returning to In-Person Work
Feb. 23: Updates on Oracle Procurement Resources
Feb. 5: Procurement Support and Resources for Oracle Transition
Jan. 21: In Remembrance of Sofia Mortera
Jan. 11: Learning Curve on New Financial Systems Acknowledged
Dec. 16: CFO Search Update: Candidate Criteria, Committee Members
Dec. 11: ECEC to Resume Operations
Nov. 30: DFA Open Houses, Strategic Planning Engagement
Oct. 7: Changes to Leadership Duties During CFO Transition
Sept. 21: Interim VC/CFO Mike Riley Leaving for New Role at UC Berkeley
Aug. 24: How to Order PPE from Bobcat Buy; Locations of Sanitizer Vending Machines
Aug. 14: University Store has New Website, New Operator
July 24: ECEC to Remain Closed for Fall Semester
May 8: Celebrating Service Awards to be Held Remotely May 18
April 1: Alpha Financials Project Update; Informational Website is Up
Jan. 31: Acknowledgments, remarks at 2020 Kick-off Breakfasts
Jan. 15: Business and Financial Services job postings for internal applicants
Oct. 17: DFA staffing and organizational updates
October: Update: Staff Assembly Town Hall questions and answers
Sept. 25: AFI update from Interim Vice Chancellor Michael Riley
Sept. 16: Mapping Our Future With a Strategic Plan
June 27: Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief of Staff announced
April 11: Michael Riley on the UC-wide Cool Campus Challenge
DFA Staff Newsletter
DFA Staff Open House
May 25: video and slides
July 26 (scheduled): Zoom link
Sept. 28 (scheduled): Zoom link
Nov. 16 (scheduled: Zoom link
Nov. 21: DFA Open House video and presentation slides (Single Sign-On required).
Sept. 29: DFA Open House video and presentation slides (Single Sign-On required).
July 28: DFA Open House video and presentation slides (Single Sign-On required).
May 11: DFA Open House video and presentation slides (Single Sign-On required).
March 17: DFA Open House presentation slides and video.
Jan. 13: DFA Open House video and presentation slides.
Nov. 17: DFA Open House video and presentation slides.
Sept. 25: DFA Open House video and presentation slides.
July 26: DFA Open House video, event slides, and slides of collaboration tips for hybrid teams.
May 17: Celebrating Service Awards video and presentation slides.
April 22: DFA Open House video and presentation slides.
March 8: DFA Open House video and presentation slides.
Feb. 9: DFA Open House video and presentation slides.
Jan. 13: DFA Open House video and presentation slides.
Dec. 10: DFA Open House video.
Nov. 4: DFA Open House presentation slides.
May 18: DFA Celebrating Service Awards. Video for Auxiliaries honorees. Video for DCC-based honorees. List of honorees.
Jan. 17: DFA Kick-off Breakfasts. Prepared remarks by Michael Riley, Interim Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer.