The university’s budget is determined by the Board of Regents. The new fiscal year begins each July. The College’s budget is determined by the Office of the President and Cabinet in consultation with the Provost and Dean—see VSU Budget Processes. The Dean and each department head maintain budgets for the effective management of the college and departments. In addition, faculty members manage budgets associated with external funding sources.

To ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, established policies, procedures, and sound business practices the COEHS follows the policies set forth by the VSU Financial Services Division—also see Internal Control Do’s and Don’ts. Specific policies and procedures are for the following fiscal functions are  located on the VSU Financial Services Division webpage:


Accounts Payable

Budget Services


Grants & Contracts

Internal Controls & Risk Assessment


Payments to Foreign Nationals

Procurement and Contracts