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FY21 Interim Budget Guidance #2 and PPE



FY21 Interim Departmental Budgets to Actuals through Self-Service

The FY21 Interim Budgets have been uploaded. Area Vice Presidents and Budget Custodians can access departmental budgets through the Budgets to Actuals in Colleague. Instructions on how to access the updated Budget View are here .  

Please follow all guidelines set forth in the Interim Budget Guidance Memo of June 30, 2020 and the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Guidance as follows:

Departmental budgets may not be used to purchase PPE, and will not be processed through Administrative Services (Purchasing) or Accounts Payable (Business Office).


All PPE needs will be requested through Howard Larosee, Health and Safety Officer and AVP for Facilities Planning.   PPE will be managed centrally for the purposes of price discounting and possible reimbursement on the State and Federal levels in the future, and balancing requests to actual need and recommended health and safety guidance.


PPE includes:

·         Masks and Face Shields

·         Hand Sanitizer, Sanitizing Wipes and Sanitizing Products

·         Any miscellaneous equipment used to create shields/screens for this purpose


To request PPE:

Please consolidate requests through each department on this PPE request form . and any other questions please contact .   You will be notified when your department’s request has been processed and ready for pick up, at Central Services (Tower Building, 4 th floor).


There will be additional guidance for student employment and other updates in the coming weeks.


Thank you for your diligence in controlling expenses at this crucial time. Please contact me at or Gina Spaziani, AVP for Finance at , should you have questions regarding your budget .    




Robert M. Perry

Vice President for Administration and Finance

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

621 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA 02115