An endowment is a donation made to the University with the understanding that the "capital" or "principal" amount of the donation will be invested in perpetuity. Learn more about endowments.

Grants and Contracts

External Funds Accounting offers post-award services involving account setup, report preparation, invoicing, and communication with funding sources or subcontractors as necessary. Learn more about grants and contracts administration.


The implementation of the Oracle systems affected many administrative processing functions including the migration to an electronic purchase requisition. Learn more about Oracle.

Restricted Funds

These funds are established to administer programs funded by restricted sources. Restricted funds carry donor-imposed restrictions. As such, expenditures are limited to the initiative specified by the donor. Learn more about restricted funds.

Contact Information

Finance Office
Hughes Center 335
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4683
Fax: (619) 260-4813