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Budget Office

Welcome to the University of Idaho Budget Office. As financial stewards for the university we are responsible for providing oversight of the budget management and position funding processes, identifying and allocating financial resources in alignment with the university’s mission and goals, and providing timely and accurate financial information both internally to the university community and externally to the State Board of Education and other university stakeholders.

FY2017 27th Payroll Information

For FY2018 we revert back to 26 pay periods meaning that all else being equal an employee on a fiscal year appointment could see a reduction in their total earnings for the fiscal year. This does not reflect a reduction in the rate of pay or annual base salary, but rather a reduction in the number of paychecks received during the fiscal year from 27 back to the normal 26. Total earnings for employees on an academic year appointment are not affected by this change; however, if they have elected to have their pay spread over the entire fiscal year their base salary will now be divided by the standard 26 pay periods instead of the 27 in effect for FY17.

FY2018 Spread Pay

Irrevocable Election to Standard Pay

Annual Spread Pay Election Form  

February 28, 2017:
This is the final due date for the following:

To move to standard pay:  Signed 2018 standard pay election forms must be submitted by February 28 in order to receive the $1,000 incentive. Make your election by completing the Irrevocable Election to Standard Pay Form. This form must be submitted to the Budget Office by February 28, 2017. Employees will be contacted by Benefits to coordinate the payment of benefit contributions for the 3 pay periods they do not receive a pay check during summer of 2017.

To remain on spread pay: To meet IRS requirements, a positive election to remain on spread pay is required starting FY2018. Make your election by completing the Annual Spread Pay Election Form. This form must be submitted to the Controller's Office by February 28, 2017.


Please see the Spread Pay FAQ for additional information.  If you have questions that are not addressed please contact


Physical Address:

Administration Building
Room 204

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 3156 
Moscow, ID 83844-3156

Phone: 208-885-6718