The mission of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Budget Office is to effectively manage the budgetary resources of the university in support of its mission of instruction, research, and public service.

To fulfill its mission, the Budget Office provides campus executive management with objective, accurate and timely information and analyses to inform central decision making and strategic planning processes.

The Budget Office is responsible for ensuring that campus budgetary policy and practice conform to Federal, State, System and University regulations.

The Budget Office works with campus academic and administrative units in guiding the annual and biennial budgetary processes, assessing ongoing budget and planning issues, and establishing and monitoring controls over fund allocations. It provides decision support through cost benefit analysis, institutional research, and data reporting, analyzing, and forecasting.