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General Accounting

General Accounting ensures the accuracy of the University's financial statements, maintains accurate accounting records and is responsible for the following:

  • Reconciling all University bank accounts
  • Ensuring that information contained in the University's Banner system matches information communicated to the Commonwealth's accounting system
  • Reconciling all General Ledger accounts and University investments
  • Grant Accounting
  • Cost and Fixed Asset accounting
  • Preparation of financial reports
  • Daily cash management
  • Month-end and year-end closing

Fixed Assets Accounting


General Accounting is tasked with the mission of ensuring the fiscal integrity of the University's assets by identifying and keeping accurate records of its property and capital equipment.

Grant Accounting (Ledger 5)

Soheila receives a travel grant

Generally, the Office of Research accepts grants and contract awards on behalf of the University. The office of General Accounting primarily deals with monitoring, reviewing, accounting, reporting and compliance of post-award activity.

Banner Financial Reports

Black Notebook

Banner is the official record for all University expenditures and provides budget activity detail and summary data on-line.

Fiscal Year-End Deadlines


The Year-End Closing Calendar contains complete information concerning financial deadlines for the fiscal year.

Payment Card Processing Rules

Credit Card

Safeguarding credit card information is vital to ensure compliance with Payment Card Industry Security Standards (PCI DSS). All departments that collect credit card payments must ensure all staff members adhere to these standards.

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Presidential Inauguration

ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

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Commencement 2022

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