6610 California State University
5560 - This program provides support for the University. Expenditures are for the following purposes:
Instruction consists of the costs of general academic instruction, preparatory and remedial instruction, community education instructional services, and non-baccalaureate vocational and technical instruction.
Research is comprised of specifically organized activities, whether commissioned by an external agency or budgeted by the university. Additional research funds may be provided directly to the campuses from external sources.
Public services includes expenses for activities established primarily to provide non-instructional services beneficial to individuals and groups external to the institution. These activities include community service programs (excluding instructional activities) and cooperative extension services. This category includes conferences, institutes, general advisory services, reference bureaus, radio and television, consulting, and similar non-instructional services to particular sectors of the community.
Academic support includes libraries, museums and galleries, educational media services, course and curriculum development, academic administration, and personnel development. Ancillary programs include the Desert Studies consortium, college farms, and the Center for Deaf Studies at the Northridge campus.
Student services includes activities that contribute to students' emotional and physical well-being and their intellectual, cultural and social development outside the formal instruction program. These activities include student newspapers, intramural athletics, student organizations, counseling and career guidance, student financial aid administration, and student health services.
Institutional support includes executive-level activities concerned with management and long-range planning. Activities include executive management, fiscal operations, general administration, public relations, and mandatory transfers.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PLANT
Operation and maintenance of plant includes physical plant administration, building maintenance, ground maintenance, utilities, major repairs, security and safety, logistics, debt service payments, and insurance costs.
STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
The university provides student financial assistance through its tuition fee discounting program and through the CSU State University Grant program, as well as through graduate fellowships and Educational Opportunity Program grants. Federal financial aid programs provide scholarships, grants, work study, and loans to CSU students.
Auxiliary enterprises consist of student housing, parking, intercollegiate athletics, food services, bookstores, and other self-supporting non-instructional services. These services are funded through specific user charges and are not subsidized by the state.