Los Angeles Valley College


Budget Handbook


The Los Angeles Valley College Budget Handbook is intended to provide an overview of the LAVC operating budget and the process by which funds are acquired, allocated and utilized. This manual provides a useful overview of key budgetary concepts    and processes including how funds are acquired and allocated to the campuses.

The LAVC Budget Handbook, prepared by the LAVC College Budget Office, is available to anyone who has an interest in the LAVC budget process by accessing the Budget Handbook PDF File link.


Questions about the document should be directed to the

College Budget Office at (818) 947-2533




Chart of Accounts



A current and accurate Chart of Accounts is an integral part of the accounting systems of institutions of higher education. Valley College’s Chart of Accounts consists of many different funds, departments, programs, and projects that allow the College to track various financial activities within its general ledger.


To request a new cost center in any of these segments, or modify an existing value in any segment, you will need to fill out the appropriate form.


To obtain a current list of cost centers, click here.




At times the fund center director will find, for a variety of reasons, that funds will need to be moved from one G/L code to another, from one fund center to another, or that additional funds are needed that are not within the director’s fund center. To move funds between G/L codes and/or Fund Centers the person requiring these funds transfers to take place needs to sign in to the Portal and follow the tab for the eBTA. Follow the instructions below.


2012-13 Monthly Closing Schedule