Financial and Budget Management

The Office of Financial and Budget Management provides leadership and support for financial and budget related issues within the VPA Office and to areas within the VPA Portfolio. This includes:

- VPA Budget and VPA Funds
- VPA related funding transfers and related queries
- Burnaby Mountain Endowment
- Canada Research Chairs - Financial Administration
- CIHR Awards
- Conference Funding
- Endowed Research Fellowships
- Endowments, including Chairs and BC Leadership Chairs; ToR adherence for income disbursement and capitalization decisions
- External Salary Awards agreements (administration of awards)
- Faculty Teaching Fellows
- Market Differentials
- Michael Smith Foundation Awards

VPA Position Related Information and Documents

Current Faculty Renewal Plan (valid SFU email id required)

Archived Faculty Renewal Plans (valid SFU email id required)

New Position Request Form
Hosting and Recruiting Expense Policy

New Faculty Start-up Grants
• NSERC-ufa Awards
• President’s Research Start-up Grants (formerly New Faculty Start-up and President’s Research Grants)
• Retention Awards
• Special Salary Awards
• Study Leave top-up

VPA President's Briefing Book 

Sara Du is the current Senior Finance Manager in the Office of the Vice-President, Academic.

Ms. Du's office is located in room 3165, Strand Hall.
Phone: 778.782.5745 Fax: 778.782.5876

Contact Sara Du for further information.

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