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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:
https://www.wisconsin.edu/financial-administration/accounting-and-budget-control/chart-of-accounts/

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.
Find more detail on these codes by following the link above. 

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Keywords:funding string, activity code,coding, program code, program   Doc ID:58416
Owner:Kesha W.Group:L&S Administrative Gateway
Created:2015-11-23 12:19 CDTUpdated:2021-05-14 15:54 CDT
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