Budget & Planning

Welcome to the Cornell University Division of Budget and Planning

The Division for Budget and Planning is responsible for developing planning assumptions, preparing the Cornell campus operating and capital budgets, consolidating the Ithaca campus, Cornell Tech, and the Weill Cornell Medical College operating and capital budgets. This office also facilitates campus space planning, manages the capital project budget planning and approval processes, and serves as the home of institutional research and planning which leads Cornell in its reaccreditation and affirmation processes and response to external surveys and reporting. The Division is also involved in creating and maintaining automated tools to facilitate budgeting and planning, providing oversight for the Administrative Streamlining Program and its ongoing improvement of campus administrative functions, and assisting in the formulation of institutional policies and organizational stewardship.

The Division provides proactive tools and information in support of university priorities and functions and Cornell’s land-grant mission. This office carries out these functions with professional, balanced and timely analyses of data, processes and choices.

The Budget and Planning team is comprised of dedicated individuals organized into several service units to oversee a number of campus-wide operations and services, including the University Budget OfficeInstitutional Research and Planning, Capital & Space Planning, and the development of academic planning and business intelligence systems.

The Division of Budget and Planning is committed to diversity and inclusion in the work place and the greater community.