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)


640 Skytop Rd., Mobile Unit #2
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