The office of Budget & Financial Planning provides budget, financial planning, and analysis functions for Western Washington University. The office reports directly to the Vice President of Business and Financial Affairs and works closely with a wide variety of offices at Western to provide budget, financial planning, and analysis functions to the University.

What we do

  • Develop and implement policies governing resource allocation
  • Analyze budgets from the state Governor, House, and Senate
  • Recommend strategies relating to legislative funding requests
  • Assist in planning, producing, and monitoring biennial and annual budgets for the university
  • Provide financial planning and analysis at the institutional level
  • Serve as the primary resource for state executive and legislative offices
  • Monitor compliance with budget policies
  • Work to ensure budget resources are planned, allocated, and expended in support of Western's strategic goals

News & Updates

  • 5/18/2021
  • 4/27/2021
  • 3/29/2021
  • 12/18/2020
  • 9/17/2020
    • The 2021-23 State Biennial Operating Budget Request has been submitted and can be viewed here. 
  • 9/17/2020
    • The FY21 Operating Budget Recommendation is available. Read and comment on the document here. 
  • 5/26/2020
    • Read the latest updates and information regarding the FY21-23 Decision Packages here
  • 4/15/2020
    • The Enacted 2020 Supplemental Budget was signed on 4/3/2020.  Budget and Financial Planning's analysis is posted here.