Office of Finance

FY19 Monthly Closing Schedule can be found here

Please check regularly as the schedule may be updated throughout the year.

NEW Procurement Policy Effective July 1, 2018

A new Harvard University Procurement Policy goes into effect July 1, 2018. This policy will establish best practices for all purchases, but in particular codify requirements for purchasing with Federal Funds. Changes to current practice include a new VJF threshold and competitive bidding requirements.

Slides from our recent brown bag session can be found here.

The final policy is now available on the University's policy website.

NEW Help Desk for OBI

This address can be used to report or request assistance with any technical difficulties you may encounter with any OBI report. If you are reporting a performance issue and do not wish to be contacted, please begin your help desk request with "Information Only".

This mail address may be used for any suggestions or enhancement requests to any OBI report. Please also provide feedback on the column choices for the Transaction Listing Lite report.

TLX Macro

For those who have attended training, the files can be found under TLX materials on the OBI Job Aid wiki page


Concur Tool replaces Web Reimbursement for processing Harvard Employee Reimbursements and Citi Corporate Card payments. Travelers and Reimbursees will eSign a paperless expense report. Training for Support Staff and Approvers is available at and department Financial Managers can provide local guidance. Your other resources are . . .