OfficeMax ImPress Sessions for Sept. 24 – Cancelled

Due to low enrollment, the OfficeMax ImPress sessions scheduled for Tuesday, September 24 have been cancelled.

OfficeMax classes scheduled for Tuesday, October 8 are open for enrollment. You may register for a class through MYSJSU. For instructions, refer to .




Finance Open Lab Schedule for September to December 2013

Several Finance Open Labs have been scheduled from September to December 2013.

Open labs are informal sessions where qualified personnel are available to assist department users who have access to the finance systems: CFS, FTS and CFS Data Warehouse report. Come to an open lab for help on a number of topics:

  • Understanding procurement and finance policies and guidelines
  • Entering Requisitions or Travel Authorizations/Reimbursements in FTS
  • Managing PO encumbrances
  • Assistance in reviewing financial activity in a CFS Data Warehouse report
  • Navigating the Finance website
  • Recording receipts and inspections
  • Reviewing PO/requisition information in CFS
  • Locating payment status of a Direct Payment or Reimbursement

All labs run on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Clark Hall 505 on each of the days listed below. Be sure to bring your login information with you.

  • September 20
  • October 4  Cancelled
  • October 18
  • November 1
  • November 15
  • December 13

Employees in need of training to access the finance systems should contact the Administrative Applications Information Support Services first for assistance at . A list of training courses required to access the systems can be found on their website- .

September LCD Processing

To personnel with Labor Cost Distribution (LCD) responsibilities, this is the monthly reminder to confirm your salary information by running your LCD Setup Audit.

Any changes to the distribution of funding for payroll expenses that you would like made for September 2013 payroll must be received in the Budget & Risk Management Office no later than Thursday, September 26, at 5:00 p.m.

For staff member changes, all requests can be submitted directly to the Budget & Risk Management Office:

Alicia Wagner
Budget & Risk Management Office, CL 500
Extended Zip 0004

For faculty who are on release time and/or any split funding changes, employee profile requests must be approved by the Dean’s Office prior to submittal to our office. The Release Time Authorization (RTA) form for faculty on release time with the Research Foundation should be sent to Faculty Affairs – please do not send the RTA form to the Budget & Risk Management Office.

We cannot guarantee that requests for changes received after the deadline will be captured for the September payroll cycle.

Reminder: Payroll expenditures for Fiscal Year 2012/13 will reflect regular/negative pay for the months of July 2012 through June 2013; positive pay salary expenditures (e.g. student salary and overtime) will represent the months of June 2012 through May 2013. Positive pay for Fiscal Year 2013/14 will reflect expenditures for the twelve month period of June 2013 through May 2014.

If you have any questions, please contact Alicia Wagner at .