TRAVEL POLICY AND
MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES QUICK LIST
The following items are examples
of reimbursable expenses:
Air travel booked
at lowest available fare (federal tax is reimbursable). Use of
University's designated travel agencies is strongly encouraged.
approved business travel in a standard room, single room rate, at a
non-luxury hotel including all taxes.
Meals while on
travel status at current per diem rate for domestic travel.
private vehicle use can be located at the link
for business meals - 20% maximum.
Maid Service, Luggage assistance, etc. - a maximum of $3.00 to $5.00
For Taxi - a
maximum of $3.00 to $5.00 per / transport.
telephone calls and faxes. Two personal calls, limited to $10.00
each, to communicate arrival and departure arrangements. Use of the
University issued telephone credit card is recommended.
Parking and tolls,
including airport parking.
transportation (taxi, bus, subway, airport shuttle, etc.).
Rental of a
compact, economy, or mid-sized automobile.
photos, VISA fees for international business travel.
fees for university Corporate VISA card travel expenses (within
The following items are a
representative list of non-reimbursable expenses (not all-inclusive):
charges or additional rerouting of air flight when made for personal
Air travel life
Car rental charge
over the mid-sized rate unless directed by a specific physical or
or renewal fees.
expenses for personal vehicles.
Traffic or parking
violations and fines; court fees.
between home and work location.
i.e., laundry/dry cleaning, toiletries, salons/barbers, city tours,
golf fees, country club dues, health and fitness fees, pet care,
shoe shine, souvenirs, personal entertainment, baby-sitting, hotel
in-room movies and mini-bar services, newspapers, damaged luggage or
cash stolen or lost.
fees & currency exchange fees
Late fees for
University corporate VISA card past due charges.
Fees for personal
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