Department Planning Profiles: Budget

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This interactive visualization provides budget summary data for UW-Madison going back to 1995. New data is added once per year after the budget cycle is completed and the budget is locked.

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UW-Madison Employees (NetID Required)
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Annually (Fall)
Responsible Office
Academic Planning and Institutional Research
Important Notes

Information on funds and program codes are available through the UW System Chart of Accounts,

Fund Groups
State Funds include funds: 101,102,103,104,106,109,110,114,116,117,118,126,231,402,403,406,601
Auxiliaries include funds: 123,127,128,129,130,131,136,183,228,236,620
Gifts and Grants include funds: 125,133,134,135,137,159,161,165,166,167,169,170,172,184,185,188,190,233,533
Federal Funds include funds: 140,141,142,143,144,145,146,147,148,149,150,151,152,199


Name Functional Definition Data Domains
Department (UDDS)

A two-character numeric designation for each department (academic or budgetary) within a Division (UDDS). Department is the fourth and fifth characters of a UDDS.

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Division (UDDS)

A two-character numeric designation for each school/college or non-academic division within a Unit (UDDS). Division is the second and third characters of a UDDS.

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Fiscal Year

A period that an organization uses for accounting purposes and preparing financial statements. For the university, the fiscal year is from July 1 - June 30 (i.e., FY2016 = July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016). Summer is the first term in the university fiscal year.

Fund (Accounting)

Also known as appropriation, this is a 3 digit number set up by the Legislature to define the funding source and transactions that can be attributed to it.

Program (Accounting)

A code assigned to classify institutional activities in accordance with NACUBO.


A UW System-wide, seven-character organizational code used to identify the Unit, Division, Department, Sub-department associated with a particular personnel, research, financial, or other activity or transaction.

University of Wisconsin - Madison