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budget administration   /  FY2017-2018 Budget Season

Budget guidelines for fiscal year 2017-2018 have been released by HR Compensation. The compensation guidelines may be found here. There is no general university wide merit pool program for FY18.

The ACT Budget document reason will not be available; to process a merit increase for employees during the FY 2017-2018, an ACT Merit Increase document must be completed. To process an equity or market adjustment for employees during FY 2017 - 2018, an ACT Equity Increase document must be completed. Click here for ACT document processing instructions.

To process an EPP Program lump sum payment, an ACT Nonrecurring Element document must be completed.  Click here for ACT document processing instructions.

ACT document requestors should check with their school/departmental administrators to determine the appropriate effective date for their areas; however, below are the standard dates for ACT document processing.

FY 2017 - 2018


Document Effective Date

Document COMPLETE Date

Pay Date


01-OCT-2017 12-OCT-2017



01-OCT-2017 19-OCT-2017 31-OCT-2017


Additional budget information may be found here.


  • Review assignment information on current active employees using the LDUAB Program Assignment Level Labor Distribution Report or the Assignment List.
  • A Salary Schedule Adjustment ACT document must be "COMPLETE" for employees that are receiving minimum range increases. Compensation ranges are available on the HR Compensation website.
  • Funding Source Change documents must be "COMPLETE" prior to the 01-OCT-2017 (biweekly) or 01-OCT-2017(monthly) pay period begin dates.
  • The HRUAB ACT Docs Transaction Report details all ACT documents in a "COMPLETE" status as of the run date of the report.
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