Operating funds appropriated from Legislature in the State Operations Budget and used
to cover Academic Programs, Library, Instructional Costs, Non-Instructional Support
Services, Student Services, Maintenance & Operations, General Administration and Institutional
Services. A portion of the State Operating funds is supported by tuition/fee revenue.
The remainder is supported by other state revenue sources. State operating funds are
distributed to campuses by SUNY. Each campus allocates the funds to divisional and
departmental units through their university budget process.
IFR accounts are self-sustaining accounts supported by revenue generated from University
services associated with educational and related activities to students and other
customers. Examples are student fees, facility and equipment rentals. IFR accounts
are supported by cash receipts and the cash balances carry over year to year. IFR
accounts incur additional charges such as Fringe Benefits and Administrative Overhead,
when applicable. The University will generally supplement operational and strategic
costs with IFR funds.
Operating accounts used to support the costs associated with the residence halls.
The revenue to support this allocation is derived solely from housing charges and
apartment rentals. Expenses related to the administration, operation and maintenance
of the University’s
residence halls and apartments, along with utilities, debt service, internet service, etc., are charged to Dormitory
Income Fund accounts.
IFR accounts related to specific activities or programs regarding the operations of
the residence halls. These accounts are supported by revenue
other than housing charges and apartment rentals. For example, dormitory damage fees.
Operating accounts used to support the costs associated with the University Hospital.
This allocation is supported through patient care revenue.
IFR accounts supporting specific activities or programs related to the operations
of the University Hospital. These accounts are primarily supported by revenue derived
other than patient care.
SUTRA accounts utilize income from self-supporting programs funded from tuition revenue
related to contract courses, summer and winter sessions, international programs and
Operating accounts that are used to support the costs associated with the Veterans
Home. Patient care revenue is used to support this allocation.