University Controller's Office

The primary mission of the University Controller's Office is to ensure the proper and efficient use of University resources. The office is responsible for financial operations including financial reporting, cost accounting, fixed assets, general accounting, post-award accounting for grants and contracts and effort reporting. Our goal is to support the University's mission of instruction and research by providing sound fiscal management and accounting for financial and physical assets.


A Sneak Peek at the new navigation in Banner 9 Finance!


2017-18 Fringe Benefit Rates


Records Retention Policy
It is the responsibility of the University to retain records for minimum periods of time in order to conform to laws as set forth by both the Commonwealth of Virginia and the federal government.


Need help? Call the Accounting Help Line -- 828-0388.


OMB Uniform Guidance: On December 26, 2013, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued Uniform Guidance that will replace the administrative, accounting, audit rules and principles currently promulgated in OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, and A-133. the Uniform Administrative Requirements, and Cost Principles found at will apply to new and incremental funding awarded on or after December 26, 2014. Existing Federal awards will continue to be governed by the terms and conditions under which they were awarded.


Banner Finance Job Aids-Quick How To Guide for most Banner Finance functions



NEW! Getting Started in Research Administration: Training Opportunities and Online Resources


New! Grants & Contract/Effort Reporting Basics-Overview Flyer


Looking for the University's W-9 form (Request for Taxpayer Certification)?


Agency Risk Management and Internal Control Standards (ARMICS) is a directive issued by the State Comptroller in November 2006. It applies to all state agencies and institutions within the Commonwealth of Virginia. The purpose of ARMICS is to implement internal control standards and "best practices" that directly support the Commonwealth's vision and long term objectives.


Job Aids for Using the Banner Reporting Center


Fixed Asset Inventory Guide


Did you know the Controller's Office has started a Video Library?

VCU Fiscal Handbook

VCU Fiscal Handbook

Monroe Park Campus