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FIRMS Data Element Dictionary: Activity Period

Element Name: Activity_Period_Number
Element Length: 6
Element Type: Char
Format: YYYYXX
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Definition:

The Activity Period is the period in which the accounting and budgeting was performed.

Valid Values:

Activity Year + Period

Period 03 = Third Quarter Accounting Data Submission

Period 06 = Fourth Quarter Accounting Data Submission (Pre Closing) and Auxiliary

Period 07 = C.O. Adjustments for Budgetary Reporting

Period 08 = Annual Budget Submission

Period 09 = First Quarter Accounting Data Submission

Period 10 = Auxiliary Organization Data for IPEDS Submission

Period 12 = Second Quarter Accounting Data Submission

Period 14 = Fourth Quarter Accounting Data Submission (Post Closing)

Period 16 = GAAP Pre Closing

Period 17 = GAAP Closing Entries

Period 18 = GAAP Post Closing

Example:

199808 represents annual budget submission for 1998/98 Fiscal Year.

199809 represents financial activities for First Quarter 1998/99 Fiscal Year.

199812 represents financial activities for Second Quarter 1998/99 Fiscal Year.

199903 represents financial activities for Third Quarter 1998/99 Fiscal Year.

199906 represents financial activities for Fourth Quarter 1998/99 Fiscal Year.

199914 represents financial activities for Post Closing 1998/99 Fiscal Year.