NSTAR is NAU’s centralized budgeting software system. NSTAR is used for budgeting, planning, forecasting, reporting and analysis. The NSTAR system is maintained and administered by the University Budget Office. During the annual budget processes for both State and Local Accounts, JFR’s and business managers can enter their budgets directly into NSTAR.
Once the budgets are approved by the JFR’s the budget office can then review and approve the budgets. This information is then used to create the State and Local budget book and other necessary reports for the President and Arizona state agencies.
NSTAR is business planning and consolidation software designed by SAP. It uses a Microsoft Excel platform and the same functionally which makes the system extremely user friendly.