Restricted Accounting

Restricted Accounting is the department within the Comptroller’s Office that is responsible for the following::

  • Establishing new restricted Chartstrings to record University transactions.
  • Review and approval of expenditures to be charged to restricted fund Chartstrings to ensure gift funds are spent in accordance with donor imposed restrictions.
  • Provide General Ledger related guidance to members of the University departments. Assisting them to effectively manage their Chartstrings.
  • Provision of financial transaction oversight to ensure compliance with applicable policies and regulations, both internal to the University and external.

Organization Chart (PDF)


124 Skytop Office Building
Syracuse, NY 13244
Phone: (315) 443-2522
Fax: (315) 443-2676

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30 to 5:00
Summer Hours: 8:00 to 4:30


Michael A. Paparo Associate Comptroller
Karen Mulligan Director