Costing Activities Have Moved to Accounting Office

Sent to the AFS-Update mailing list on July 20, 2020

Have questions about topics like campus assessments or CBR? Analysis and management of costing activities recently moved to Accounting & Fiscal Services from the Budget Office. This shift includes activities related to the following:

  • Campus Assessments
  • Composite Benefits Rate (CBR)
  • GAEL (General, Automobile, and Employment Practices Liability)
  • Vacation Leave Assessment (VLA)
  • General and Administrative (G&A) Assessment
  • Recharges
  • Sales and Service Activities
  • Facilities and Administration (F&A) Rate

More information about these topics can now be found in the new Financial Cost Analysis section of the Accounting website. If you have any questions about these areas, please contact Maria Gorginova, Cost Accounting Manager.

Policy Updates: Recharge and Sales & Service Activities

Financial managers should also be aware that UCI recently replaced two guidelines with policies related recharges and sales & service activities. If you are responsible for the management of these types of activities, it’s recommended that you review the policies below:

Both policies are being implemented on an interim basis. You are invited to submit comments about both documents until Dec. 16, 2020, by email to

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