Current Month Closing Guidance

Period 2 (August) Close 
Saturday, August 31, 2019FY20 Period 2 (August) Accounts Payable closing 
Sunday, September 1, 2019Processing of month end accruals for AP vouchers; Accruals are viewable in FDS reports the following day
Monday, September 2, 2019University Holiday
Wednesday, September 4, 2019Payroll: Weekly and Biweekly for period end 9/1/2019, posted in FY20 Period 2 (August) and viewable in FDS the following day
Thursday, September 5, 2019FY20  Period 2 (August) PAC Labor Accounting Close
Friday, September 6, 2019Last day for FY20 Period 2 (August) integrating system feeds
Monday, September 9, 2019FY20 Period 2 (August) GL Closing to Schools and Departments; Please make sure all journals are approved and posted by 5pm to be included in the closing process
Tuesday, September 10, 2019FY20 Period 2 (August) GL Closing Processes executed by the Controller's Office;  All journal entries that are not posted for FY20 Period 2 (August) are rolled forward into the following period and receive a journal date of 9/1/19
Please be advised that on the date the Controller’s Office executes processes to close the month, the previous month will be open at certain times to allow for the timely completion of all required closing processes.  To prevent any disruption to our processes, it is important that you refrain from making journal entries into the previous month on this date.
All transactions, including subsystem activities such as accounts payable and payroll, posted to the ledger on a given day will be viewable in FDS the following day.
If you have any questions, please contact the Finance Service Center. You can log an incident or request a service by using a self-service web form, or you can contact the Service Center by phone: 212-854-2122.