CUNYfirst Chartfield Overview

Definition of a Chartfield

Chartfields enable us to segregate and organize transactional and budget data. There are eight chartfields used in CUNYfirst. These allow for detailed reporting at various levels. Chartfields strings are comparable to budget units.

Overview of Chartfields

WHO is the transaction for?

  • Department
  • Program

WHERE will the transaction be funded from?

  • Fund
    • 10 (Tax Levy)
    • 11 (IFR)
  • Operating Unit
  • Special Initiative
  • Funding Source

WHICH is the higher education purpose of the transaction?

  • Major Purpose

WHAT is the transaction for?

  • Account