View resources on university reporting including IPEDS, Middle State, regulatory, and accounting guidance.
General Accounting reviews and approves financial documents before posting the financial statements. See details of our data-driven approach to reviewing financial documents:
Institutions participating in the Title IV student assistance programs must report foreign gifts, contracts, etc. See detailed reporting procedure:
Integrated Postsecondary Education System (IPEDS) is a primary source for information on US colleges and universities. It is an essential tool used by Congress, Policymakers, Department of Legislative Services (DLS), and all of higher education. The Office of the Controller prepares the financial portion of the annual IPEDS reports. See reported statistics of UMD here:
The Middle State Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is responsible for more than 525 accredited and candidate institutions in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and other locations abroad. The Annual Institutional Update or AIU is part of MSCHE monitoring activities.
The Office of Controller reviews Accounts Payable (AP) activity subsequent to year end to determine unrecorded liability/revenue. See detailed procedure here:
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