Budget & Financial Planning
718.482.5121 / 718.482.5532
Accounting & Accounts Payable
718.482.5515, 5723 / 718.482.5532
718.482.5525 | 718.609.2166
Phone: (718) 482-7226
The main goal of the Business Office at LaGuardia Community College is to provide excellent financial and administrative services to our students, faculty, and staff. We understand that managing finances can be a challenge, so our office is here to assist you every step of the way. We have several departments within the Business Office, including Accounting and Accounts Payable, Budget and Financial Planning, Purchasing, and Bursar all dedicated to serving your needs. Additionally, we can provide you with information about the College’s Parking Operations.
At the Business Office, we take care of budget development and overall financial management for the College. Our team ensures that there are strong financial policies and procedures in place at all levels, promoting accountability through consistent fiscal operations and controls. We keep track of the College’s financial records, perform financial analysis, generate internal and external financial reports, and coordinate financial audits. We also handle vendor relations and student tuition and fees. Rest assured that we adhere to all CUNY, State, and Federal rules and regulations regarding financial policies and procedures.
Whether you have questions about budgeting, financial policies, or administrative services, our Business Office is here to assist you. We strive to foster a culture of collaboration and provide the information and training materials you need to excel.
Together, we will work towards achieving financial stability, promoting responsible financial practices, and ensuring compliance with all relevant rules and regulations. Your success is our priority, and we are dedicated to supporting you every step of the way.
Associate Business Manager
Nancy Palma 718.482.5541
The Budget Office at LaGuardia Community College plays a crucial role in the development and management of the annual Tax Levy budget. We provide support to departments in preparing and modifying their budgets and submit revisions to the University Budget Office. Our team monitors personnel service transactions and ensures proper budgeting for non-personnel expenditures.
Additionally, we perform projections and analyses of department, division, and college-wide expenses to aid strategic planning and institutional effectiveness. Our focus is on maintaining accurate budgets and generating comprehensive reports for integrated resource planning across all funds.
Director of Budget & Financial Planning
At LaGuardia Community College, our Accounting Department and Accounts Payable Department work together to ensure effective financial management and disbursement of funds.
The Accounting Department oversees the finances of various entities and programs, such as the Alumni Association, College Association, Auxiliary Enterprises Corporation, Early Childhood Learning Center Programs, College Foundation, and Education Fund. Additionally, they provide accounting services for Adult and Continuing Education programs.
Meanwhile, the Accounts Payable Department is responsible for the disbursement of Tax Levy college funds to vendors, faculty, and staff. Their main focus is reviewing and processing payments for invoiced goods and services in a timely and accurate manner. They also handle reimbursements for travel expenses and other miscellaneous costs incurred by employees, adhering to guidelines and procedures set by CUNY and the New York City Comptroller’s Office.
Both departments are committed to processing all financial obligations efficiently, professionally, and with a courteous approach. If you have any inquiries regarding vendor payments or need assistance with travel and personal reimbursements, we are here to help.
The Purchasing Department at LaGuardia Community College is committed to providing efficient and cost-effective procurement services. Led by the Director of Procurement and Contracts, our customer-oriented office adheres to New York City and CUNY policies to secure high-quality goods and services at the best prices. Our goal is to support a quality education and work environment for students and staff. Contact our dedicated team for any procurement assistance you need. We look forward to serving you!
Deputy Director/Procurement and Contracts
- Directive #6: Travel, Meals, Lodging, and Miscellaneous Agency Expenses
- NYS Office of General Services for State Contract Information
- GSA / U.S. General Services Administration
- CUNYfirst Procurement Security Request Form
- Purchasing Year End Memo
- CUNY All Funds Expense Matrix
- Fraudulent Purchase Orders Memo
- LAGCC Promotional Items Catalog – Version 02.08.23
As the Bursar’s Department, our primary responsibility is the collection and processing of tuition and fee payments. We strive to make the payment process convenient and accessible, offering various payment options to suit your needs. Our knowledgeable staff is available to assist you with any inquiries or concerns regarding your student account and payment arrangements.
In addition to managing student accounts, we also provide guidance on financial aid disbursements and assist in resolving any billing discrepancies. Our goal is to promote financial literacy among students, empowering them to make informed decisions about their educational finances.
We understand the importance of affordability and work closely with students to explore available resources, scholarships, and payment plans. Our team is dedicated to helping you navigate the financial aspects of your education, ensuring that you can focus on your academic journey.
- CUNY Travel Advisory Memo
- CUNY All Funds Expense Matrix
- Tax Levy Year End Memo – Version 02.08.23
- Tax Levy ICA Checklist – Version 09.04.19
- ICA Justification – Version 09.04.19
- NTL CUNYfirst Tip Code Sheet Version 02.09.23
- Code Tip Sheet! Version 07.01.21
- Travel Check List! Version 07.18.19
- Travel Guidelines! Version 03.12.19
- LaGuardia’s Budgeting Process
- Operating and Capital Budget
- CUNY HEERFs Overview & CRRSA – ARPA Allocations
- CUNY Year End HEERFs Allocation Summary
- HEERFs Plan Summary
|Associate Business Manager: 718-482-5511
|IT Assistant: 718-482-5778
|Business Office Assistant: 718-482-5305
|Director of Budget & Financial Planning: 718-482-5538
|Wen “Wendy” Ren
|Financial Specialist: 718-482-5268
|Financial Analyst: 718-482-5539
|Cong “Kate” Zou
|Financial Analyst: 718-482-5508
|Budget Office Assistant: 718-482-5121
|Soo Yee Wong
|Financial Analyst: 718-482-5388
|Finance Controller : 718-482-5541
|Finance Manager: 718-730-7430
|Adult & Continuing Education Programs: 718-482-5513
|FHL Auxiliary: 718-482-5515
|College Association: 718-730-7729
|Tuition & Fees: 718-482-5516
|Ann Marie Khan
|Finance Manager 718-482-5510
|Finance Coordinator: 718-482-5540
|College Accounting Assistant: 718-482-5526
|College Accounting Assistant: 718-482-5509
|College Assistant: 718-730-7467
|College Assistant: 718-482-5121
|Interim Director of Procurement and Contracts: 718-482-5590
|Purchasing Agent – Level III: 718-482-5288
|Purchasing Agent – Level II: 718-482-5191
|Purchasing Agent – Level I: 718-482-5527
|CUNY Office Assistant – Level IV: 718-482-5525