Office of Planning & Budgeting

Office of Planning & Budgeting

Reporting directly to the Provost, the University of Washington Office of Planning & Budgeting (OPB) supports the UW community in accomplishing its goals through the planning and allocation of financial and physical resources, and by providing analysis and information services to enhance university decision-making, planning, and policy formation. OPB works closely with the UW’s Capital Planning & Development office regarding capital budget issues and intersections with state and UW operating budgets.

Latest News

OPB has a new website!

In mid-January 2019, OPB went live with a new website. Please update your bookmarks and links to: If you notice any issues or have questions about our new website, please email

2019 Legislative Session Kick-Off

The following presentations were given at the 2019 Legislative Kick-Off, which was held by OPB and the Office of State Relations on January 9. The annual event provides critical information to campus stakeholders in advance of the state legislative session, which is set to begin on January 14.