August Accounting Period Close

For employees who track or manage department budgets, please note that the month of August 2018 is now closed in CFS.

This means that the General Ledger (GL) system will not accept any more entries with a August journal date. August transactions can still be entered into the GL system, but the journal date must be 9/1/2018 or later. The current period open is September 2018.

New Campus Copier Program Contact

Attention Campus Copier Program Participants:

We are happy to announce a new Campus Copier Program point of contact for your copier needs.Matt Snyder has recently joined us as the campus Property Coordinator.

Matt will be working with campus departments on inventory, tagging, surplus property, and the Campus Copier Program.  Matt is a recent SJSU graduate with a B.A. in Sociology and is well known on campus through his campus work experience and mentoring.  In addition, Matt brings extensive customer service and asset management experience from his time in retail store management.

Should you have a Campus Copier Program related issue or question, please contact Matt at or ext. 4-1570.

New Associate Director of Contracts and Purchasing Services

Acquisition Management is pleased to announce our Associate Director of Contracts and Purchasing Services, Sara Bonakdar.

Sara will be directing the Contracts and Purchasing team on behalf of San Jose State University with a focus on cost savings, customer service, and vendor management.  Sara has been with San Jose State University for two years and is a proven asset to our team. Prior to joining the university, she served in a Global Business Development role for the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development. She managed operations and international engagement with foreign governments on behalf of the state and its respective higher education institutions. She is well versed in negotiations, public procurement, stakeholder engagement, and staff management.  Her skills and experience will benefit the campus and departments as we work together on effective utilization of our resources.

Please join me in congratulating Sara on her new role.