Resources from UC and the government regarding the FY 2014 budget and appropriations process and funding reductions made under sequestration.

FY 2014 Omnibus Spending Package January 15, 2014 PDF

January 15, 2014

Summary of the fiscal year 2014 omnibus appropriations legislation and its impact on agencies and programs of importance to UC.

UC fiscal year 2014 federal priorities April 19, 2013 PDF

April 19, 2013

University of California's FY 2014 federal funding priorities.

UC President and Chancellors letter to California delegation regarding sequestration and the fiscal year 2014 budget November 14, 2013 PDF

November 14, 2013

Letter from UC President Janet Napolitano and the ten Chancellors urging congress to stop the sequester and to complete a FY 2014 budget that strongly supports UC's federal research and education priorities.

Senior Vice President Dooley letter to California delegation regarding the fiscal year 2014 budget September 10, 2013 PDF

September 10, 2013

Letter from Senior Vice President Daniel Dooley, UC Office of the President, urging congress to repeal the sequester and for completion of the FY 2014 appropriations legislation.

Congressional testimony of UC Irvine Vice Chancellor for Research Hemminger October 30, 2013 PDF

October 30, 2013

VCR Hemminger said it was abundantly clear that increased investments in research and education were “required for the U.S. to obtain and continue to have energy independence” and to “remain competitive on the world stage.”

Congressional Research Service report on FY 2014 appropriations July 16, 2013 PDF

July 16, 2013

A detailed report on the current status and outlook for fiscal year 2014 federal appropriations.

Status of FY 2014 appropriations from Link

Information on the current status of federal appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2014 from the Library of Congress.

Office of Management and Budget Link

Website of the Administration's Office of Management and Budget.

UC Newsroom Story: Sequestration Takes Toll on Research, Education Link

November 19, 2013

As Congress and the Obama administration try to reach agreement on a spending plan for 2014, University of California leaders are urging that the repeal of sequestration be a top budget priority. "Promising science is being delayed or terminated. Labs are being forced to lay off highly trained staff," they write. "Perhaps most troubling, young researchers are questioning whether to pursue research careers because vital fellowships are threatened and it is taking increasingly longer for them to obtain their first independent research grants."

Fact Sheet on Sequestration November 13, 2013 PDF

November 13, 2013

A brief document providing an overview of sequestration, the FY 2014 budget and the impact they have on the University.

Messaging points: advocating on sequestration October 29, 2013 PDF

October 29, 2013

Messaging points for advocacy on sequestration.

Association Letters

The University of California has joined with national associations and coalitions to send congress letters in support of repealing the sequester and for strong federal funding and investments for research, education and health care.

UC News Stories

News stories regarding the impact sequestration and federal funding delays have had on the University of California.

National News Stories

Nationally published news stories on the impact of sequestration and federal budget delays on federal research and higher education.