Financial Services

Budget Services

Plans and oversees activities of the biennial/interim budget cycles for internal, external, and capital planning. Translates academic and administrative plans into budgets. Responsible for position management, support/training of unit budget managers, and the maintenance of budget schedules and process tools.

Office of Controller

Includes the departments of General Accounting, Travel, Payroll, Inventory Control, Accounts Payable, and Treasury and Debt Management. Provides financial information and reports, cash management, financial systems development, institutional fiscal policy and control, and guidance on state and federal regulations.

Student Financial Services

Assists families with making payments for tuition, refunding excess financial aid, setting up direct deposit, answering billing questions, facilitating third party reimbursements and guaranteed tuition plans.


Payroll Services

Provides payments to employees. Reports taxes, deductions and benefits to appropriate agencies.

General Accounting

Provides guidance in processing financial information and interpreting financial reports.

Travel Accounting

Provides timely travel advances and reimbursements to employees and conducts audits of travel documents.

Financial Checklist Form


Toni Habegger, CFO

307 Showalter
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.4210
email: thabegger@ewu.edu

Financial Services provides comprehensive fiscal leadership and service to the university community and constituents to ensure a secure and stable financial environment. A principal function is management of the university’s planning and budget processes. Other areas of responsibility under the finance organization include, payroll, accounts payable, treasury management, student accounts management and collection of receivables, debt issuance, and all internal and external reporting of financial information.