ORGs at Oregon State University An ORG is the “Who” in a transaction
What is an ORG? • An ORGanization code is the FOAPAL element that defines a distinct budgetary unit or authority. • OSU restricts ORG codes to all numeric characters. • The 6 digit ORG codes are hierarchical, and sub-units are reported as part of a larger entity: • 23xxxx College of Forestry • 231100 Forest Resources • 231110 Forest Resources Dept Head (administration) • 231120 Forest Resources Operations (Instruction, Research)
ORG Validation Table - FTVORGN • The form that lists of all Organizations in the OSU Chart, referred to as ORG codes. • Information provided: • Organization code • Organization Title • Data Entry code (Y = can post using code) • Status (A = active) • Dates of activation and termination
Organization Code • Organization codes follow a numbering convention: • The first digit of the ORG code indicates the budget authority rollup. • The second digit further defines the budget authority at a college or VP level. • The remaining four digits specifically identify the department and functions of the unit, such as administrative or operations.
ORG Hierarchy • OSU is structured into administrative units, colleges, and support units: • (008xxx-19xxxx) Academic Administration & Support • (2xxxxx-3xxxxx) Academic Colleges • (4xxxxx-5xxxxx ) Financial Administration & Support
Academic Administration & Support • 0xxxxx President, Legal Council, University Advancement • 10xxxx Provost Office • 11xxxx Academic Affairs • 12xxxx Information Services & Library • 13xxxx Graduate School • 140xxx Ecampus and Summer Session • 15xxxx Research office & Research centers • 16xxxx Student Services, MU, Housing, Student Health • 17xxxx International Programs
Academic Colleges • 18xxxx Honors College • 19xxxx Cascade Branch Campus • 21xxxx Agricultural Sciences • 22xxxx Veterinary Medicine • 23xxxx Forestry • 24xxxx Liberal Arts • 25xxxx Science • 26xxxx Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences • 27xxxx Business • 30xxxx Engineering • 31xxxx Education • 32xxxx Health & Human Sciences • 33xxxx Pharmacy
Financial Administration & Support • 40xxxx VP Finance & Administration, Budgets, Human Resources, Public Safety • 41xxxx Business Affairs • 42xxxx Business Services • 43xxxx Conferences Services • 47xxxx Facilities Services • 49xxxx Intercollegiate Athletics • 5xxxxx Institutional Management
Organization Title • Each ORG code has a title which starts with a three digit acronym indicating the budget authority. • Example: MHD = University housing/dining SCH = Chemistry in College of Science • The remaining characters indicate the department and any sub-units in the department.
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