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Self-Supporting Activities Matrix

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Auxiliary enterprise activities

Required Approvals Definition Examples Types of Revenue/Income Fund

Department Head

Vice Chancellor's Office

Campus Committee

Auxiliary enterprise activities are self-supporting activities which provide non-instructional support in the form of goods and/or services primarily to individual students, faculty and staff upon payment of a specific user charge or fee for the goods and/or services provided. Services to other departments or to the general public are incidental. Bookstore, Parking, Housing, Dining and Hospitality Services Primarily revenue; incidental recharges Normally 70000a-74999z

Academic support activities

Required Approvals Definition Examples Types of Revenue/Income Fund Ranges

Department Head

Vice Chancellor's Office

Recharge Rate Review Committee

Academic support activites are recharge or income-producing activities within academic departments which provide, at approved rates and on a regular and continuing basis, goods and/or services to campus sponsored research projects and university funded activities. Academic departments are defined as any department of instruction and/or research including Organized Research Units. Testing services, computer services and illustration services Combination of revenue and recharges Normally 60000a-65999z (except 63xxxx)

Other income-producing activities

Required Approvals Definition Examples Types of Revenue/Income Fund Ranges

Department Head

Vice Chancellor

General Accounting

Other income-producing activities provide goods and/or services to a wide range of customers that include non-UC users, students, faculty, staff and other campus departments. There may be an overlap with the definitions of auxiliary enterprise, service enterprise and academic support activities categories. Due to strict federal costing principles, other income-producing activities, except conferences, publications and certain rentals of space, should not have any recharges to federal funds/sponsored research projects. Service agreements approved by Business Contracts Office in Procurement & Contracts, a division of Business and Financial Services or their designee, are also recorded in this category.

Campus recreation classes, academic course material, rental of space, conference programs Combination of revenue and recharges Normally 60xxxa-69999z (except 63xxxx); there are other funds in this range that are not SSA

Labor clearing funds

Required Approvals Definition Examples Types of Revenue/Income Fund Ranges

Department Head

Vice Chancellor's Office

Labor clearing funds are activities that use a recharge methodology to redistribute personnel and related costs to multiple funding sources in circumstances which otherwise would require complex, split-funded payroll transactions. Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) and Center for Atmospheric Science (CASS) No revenue or recharges Normally 66130a-66170z

Service enterprise activities

Required Approvals Definition Examples Types of Revenue/Income Fund Ranges

Department Head

Vice Chancellor's Office

Recharge Rate Review Committee

Service enterprise activities are activities which provide, at approved rates and on a regular and continuing basis, goods and/or services to a wide variety of campus departments. Typically service enterprise activities will have only incidental sales to individuals. Police and Telecommunication Services Primarily recharges; incidental revenue Normally 60000a-69999z (except 63xxxx); there are other funds in this range that are not SSA

Medical Center

Required Approvals Definition Examples Types of Revenue/Income Fund Ranges

Medical Center

Recharge Rate Review Committee for recharges to campus funds

The Medical Center provides goods and/or services entirely to other Hospital units within the same fund group. However, the rates or rate methodology of Medical Center activities, which recharge funds other than the same fund group, will be subject to review and approval by the Recharge Rate Review Committee. Urgent care, surgical facilities, and patient beds Revenue/internal Medical Center recharges 63000a-63999z

Service agreements by non-recharge units

Required Approvals Definition Examples Types of Revenue/Income Fund Ranges

Department Head

Vice Chancellor's Office

BFS Procurement and Contracts Office

Service agreements are written legal contracts between the University and external sources containing terms and conditions under which goods and/or services are to be furnished by the University. Service agreements are normally issued by approved recharge activities (Service Enterprise and Academic Support) for ongoing or continuous goods and/or services. However, service agreements can be issued by non-recharge activities for one-time or occasional sales of goods and/or services. Waivers of the differential income must be approved by the Recharge Rate Review Committee. Consulting services Revenue Normally 60xxxa-69999z (except 63xxxx); there are other funds in this range that are not SSA

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