University of California, Riverside




Introduction to Encumbrances

The Encumbrance @ UCR web page is designed to introduce the concept of encumbrances at UCR and to provide guidance to departments on how encumbrances are released in UCR's Financial Systems (UCRFS).

Included on these web pages are the following:

  • What is an Encumbrances and How are They Created
  • PO Reconciliation and How to Determine/View Encumbrance Balances
  • How to Release Encumbrances
    • Automated System release process
    • UCRFS PO Reconciliation
      • Purchase Order Change Orders
      • UCRFS Reconcile PO, Close PO Encumbrance Release
  • Common Problems and Issues with Encumbrances
  • Guides
  • FAQ's
  • Contacts

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Computing & Communications
Computing & Communications Building

Tel: (951) 827-4741
Fax: (951) 827-4541