L&S Fund Management: Program Codes
Overview of Program Code meanings.
Program Code = single digit code that identifies the general purpose of the expense
This is part of the funding string: FUND/DEPT/PROJECT/PROGRAM/ACCOUNT CODE
Program Codes (formerly known as activity codes) are fully defined by UW System here:
The primary program codes L&S departments use are:
- 2 - Instruction - Expenditures for all activities through which a student may earn credit toward a post-secondary degree or certificate granted by the university.
- 4 - Research - Expenditures for activities specifically organized to produce research outcomes.
- 5 - Public Service - Outreach. Expenditures for all non-credit instruction (except preparatory/remedial instruction) and for activities that are established primarily to provide services beneficial to individuals and groups external to the institution.
- 9 - Financial Aid - All forms of financial aid assistance to students including scholarships, fellowships, and loans.