August Accounting Period Close

For employees who track or manage department budgets, please note that the month of August 2019 is now closed in CFS.

This means that the General Ledger (GL) system will not accept any more entries with an August journal date. August transactions can still be entered into the GL system, but the journal date must be 9/1/2019 or later. The current period open is September 2019.

CSU Policy Library Now Available

The Chancellor’s Office has announced availability of the new CSU Policy Library, a central repository for systemwide policies. Partnering with PolicyStat, the CSU Policy Library provides a simple, comprehensive and powerful tool to quickly find and efficiently manage CSU systemwide polices such as Executive Orders, ICSUAM, and similar documentation.

Finance and Business Services is working to update links in our website, guides and manuals, directing to the new CSU Policy Library. The campus community has the option of bookmarking the new site:

Amazon Business in Campus Marketplace Overview

As mentioned in our announcement regarding Amazon Business in Campus Marketplace, two web conference calls will be held to get you familiar with Amazon Business in Campus Marketplace. The hour-long conference calls are scheduled for:

  • Friday, September 20 at 1 p.m.
  • Monday, September 23 at 10 a.m.

They will be conducted by Amazon’s Representative, Hilary Salander. She will provide a general overview of Amazon Business and common punchout catalog errors.  There is no need for you to register. You can join in a session from your computer or by phone.

From your computer, go to
or by phone: 1-650-479-3207 and enter Access Code: 927 691 832 .

In addition, Finance Open Labs have been scheduled for you to come in and get assistance from our Finance staff.