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For your unit’s fiscal close activities, please review the following documents carefully to ensure that all relevant steps are taken according to the schedule.

Should there be changes or additions to any of the information covered in the Campus Checklist or Monthly Close Schedule, a Berkeley Financial System (BFS) listserve message will be distributed to notify you.

Questions about general fiscal close matters should be e-mailed to

 Deficit Resolution Policy and Waiver Request for Non-Contract and Grant Funds:

Deficit Resolution Policy and Waiver Request for Contract and Grant Funds:

If you have further questions regarding the contracts & grants deficit clearing process, please contact the Controller’s Office via