The Segregated University Fee Allocation Commission (SUFAC) is the student governmental body that is charged with two major responsibilities; (1) distribution of the allocable funds generated by the student activities fee required of each student at the university, and (2) reviewing and advising the Chancellor regarding, the non-allocable fees charged to students. These fees support the cost of parking, stadium, health, Ullsvik Center, textbook, Children's Center, PAC, ID systems, and municipal services. The Chancellor, prior to each year, sets these fees after consulting with SUFAC.
The commission consists of three student representatives from each college (BILSA, LAE, EMS), three student representatives elected at large, and three student representatives appointed by Student Senate. Non-voting ex-officio members of the commission include an administrative liaison, representing the Chancellor's Office; a faculty representative, appointed by the Faculty Senate; and a commission advisor appointed by the Assistant Chancellor for Student Affairs. Student Senate may appoint an ex-officio member at their discretion.
SUFAC exists to enact a specific stipulation of Wisconsin State Statute 36.09(5): "The students of each institution or campus shall have the right to organize themselves in a manner they determine and to select their representatives to participate in institutional governance."
To Join SUFAC, students should complete the Student Governance Nomination Packet or stop by the Pioneer Involvement Center for more information.
Annual Budget Process
The details of the Annual Budget Process will be completed in the Spring of each academic year. Resources will be posted here when available.
Contingency, Reserve, Rollback, Rollovers, and Transfers
All requests can be made by using the Generic Form on SUFAC's PioneerLink Page.Contingency: A request up to $7,500 and are time sensitive. The request requires a 2 week minimum; first as a discussion item, and then at a follow-up meeting as an action item.
Reserve: A request more than $7,500. The request will require approval through SUFAC (minimum 2 weeks), Student Senate (minimum 2 weeks), and final approval from the chancellor.Rollover: A request to apply unused money from the current academic year to the upcoming academic year. These requests will be heard in the Spring Semester and can be completed in 1 SUFAC meeting.
Rollback: A request used to apply previous fiscal year funds to expenditures that happened in the previous spring/summer. These requests will be heard in the Fall Semester and can be completed in 1 SUFAC meeting.Transfer: A request made by a current budget holder to transfer funds from 1 group to another (Supplies & Services, Travel, Capital, Salaries).
Using SUFAC Funds
Purchase Requisition Form: This form is used to purchase something from a company. The organization must have an invoice received from their purchasing agent. When completed, turn in the form to the Purchasing Office on the 2nd floor of Ullsvik Hall.Employee Reimbursement Claim Form: This form is used to reimburse an expense made by an organization member. The claimant must have receipt attached with the form. If the claimant doesn’t have an EIN (most students won’t), they can use their SSN for identification purposes. When completed, turn in the form at the Accounts Payable office on the 2nd floor of Ullsvik Hall.
General Ledger Transfer Form: This form can be used on paper or with electronic verification. This form is used to verify transfers from one on-campus entity to another. Organizations will often use this form to pay for space rental. NOTE: Event Reservations will automatically complete this process if they are given an on-campus account code at the time of reservations.
SUFAC Account Code & Balance
SUFAC Travel Process