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The College Budget

A Budget represents what we are passionate about. It is the means by which we will achieve our Mission and change our little corner of the world.

YC’s Budget outlines how we will financially support our Strategic Plan, which in turn is designed to help us achieve the District Governing Board’s 3 Priorities of Education, Economic Development, and Community Enrichment.

This page includes several resources designed to help you learn more about the college’s finances:

  • The Budget in Brief provides an overview of the budget for people with a general interest
  • The Adopted Budget is a more in-depth presentation and explanation of the numbers.
  • The Budget Calendar provides the timeline of Budget topics that have been or will be discussed with the Board and includes presentation materials for past meetings.
  • At the bottom of the page, you can find 5 years of YC budgets presented in the State’s required format, as well as 5 years of Annual Comprehensive Financial Results.

  • Because of the importance and complexity of the budget, various aspects of the budget are discussed in detail with the board at the


    October 2021

    Approve Revenue Plan & Budget Assumptions

    The Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services, and the Vice President of Instruction and Student Development present Tuition & Fee recommendations for Board approval. An overview is provided of Assumptions for the coming budget year.

    FY2022-23 Tuition & Scholarship Proposals


    November 2021

    Environmental Analysis

    The Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services, and the Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness present an overview of the Demographic, Social & Political, Economy & Workforce, Educational, and Technological issues impacting the college environment.

    Environmental Scan Report

    Environmental Scan Presentation


    December 2021

    No Scheduled Budget Activity


    February 2022

    Work Study

    The Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services highlights important financial issues facing the college for the upcoming fiscal year, including revenues and expenditures based on the best information available at this time.

    FY2022-23 Budget Workstudy Packet

    FY2022-23 Budget Workstudy

    Financial Review FY2021 ACFR Presentation

    Report - Board Policy 206, College Planning


    March 2022

    Capital Budget Draft Plan

    The Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services presents the preliminary Capital Budget Information including a Capital Improvement Plans, Planned Maintenance, and Equipment needs.

    FY2022-23 Capital Budget Discussion


    April 2022

    Preliminary Budget Approval

    The Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services presents a comprehensive Preliminary Budget for the coming fiscal year.

    FY2022-23 DRAFT Budget Presentation

    FY2022-23 DRAFT Budget Book

    Monitoring Report 2.5 Financial Conditions and Activites

    Monitoring Report 2.6 Asset Protection


    May 2022

    Truth in Taxation Hearing / Final Budget Approval

    A Truth-In-Taxation Hearing is held If the District Governing Board plans to consider an increase in total levy. A separate meeting immediately follows to approve/disapprove the college budget.

    TNT Overview (none proposed in FY2022-23)

    FY2022-23 Proposed Budget Presentation

    FY2022-23 Proposed Budget

    FY2022-23 Adopted Budget


    June 2022

    No Scheduled Budget Activity


    July 2022

    Start of new fiscal year.

    The adopted budget is implemented for the new fiscal year.

    These discussions of projected revenues and expenses serve as the foundation for the approval of the final budget in May, as well as any property tax increase that may be considered in May. If the publicly elected district governing board is considering an increase in the property tax levy, a truth in taxation hearing will be advertised in accordance with ARS 15-1461.01 in the April timeframe.

    I would encourage you to attend these meetings to learn more about the Yavapai College however all board meetings are recorded.

Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget-In-Brief

A well-crafted budget aligns college resources in a way that reflects our values and helps to make Yavapai County a premier place to learn, work, and live. Moreover, a well-planned budget ensures that Yavapai College remains a good value for students and taxpayers alike.