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About FY16 Fiscal Year End Close (FYE)


Departments and schools should be focusing on clean-up activities.

Not sure where to begin? Determine which transactions have not fully posted to the General Ledger with the GL008 - Revenue & Expense Activity report pdf icon

Need help reading the GL008?
Reading the GL008 - Basics play icon (headphones recommended)



Accounts Payable


If you need to get reimbursed for FY16 expenses, get your Expense Reports in now so that they can get through Approvals and be paid in this Fiscal Year.


If you have checks or cash to deposit into accounts, create a CRT and get the deposit to the Bursar’s office.

Actuals Journals

If you need to correct transactions with correction journals, transfer funds with a transfer journal or internal sales to be posted with an internal sales journal, get them entered and approved to be recorded in this Fiscal Year

Additional Resources

For additional information about fiscal year end close, please see the Resources section on the Office of the Controller's Fiscal Year End Closing page

Fiscal Year End Town Hall

Evanston Campus FYE Town Hall
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 2-4pm
Technological Institute, Room L211
2145 Sheridan Road


Chicago Campus FYE Town Hall
Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 2-4pm
Lurie Building, Hughes Auditorium
303 East Superior Street


Account Code Guide Presentation

From our colleagues in Accounting Services:

Information Session and Account Code Guide Explanation pdf icon



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