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L&S Fund Management: Program Codes
Quick overview of Program Code meanings
Program Code = The single digit code that identifies the general purpose of the expense.
This is part of the funding string: FUND | DEPT | PROJECT | PROGRAM | ACCOUNT CODE
101 - A480200 - 2 - 3100
Program Codes (formerly known as activity codes) are fully defined by UW System here:
The primary program codes L&S departments use are:
- 0 - Student Services: in L&S, typically only in large organizations focused specifically on student services like Student Academic Affairs.
- 2 - Instruction
- 4 - Research
- 5 - Outreach/Public Service
- 6 - Academic Support: College administration, libraries, sabbaticals, faculty development grants.
- 9 - Financial Aid: limited exposure in L&S.