Concur Travel and Expense- Payment Update (From Travel)

Dear Colleagues,


Per the University travel policy, approved by the Board of Trustees on April 29, 2020, travel that includes airfare, hotel, or car rental, requires a fully approved travel request in Concur prior to departing for your trip.


The University will now require travelers to provide a form of payment at the time of booking, rather than allowing employees to book airfare on a centrally billed card.  It is recommended that this form of payment be a University sponsored Individual Travel Card but employees can also use a personal credit card if desired.  As a reminder, expenses charged to a personal credit card will not be reimbursed until after the trip has completed.  In addition, cash advances will not be issued for airfare.


In order to allow for ample time to request and receive a Travel Card, the Central Airfare Card being used by our Travel Management Companies (Key Travel and Anthony Travel) will remain in place until August 1, 2020.   Any travel booked in Concur or directly with one of our Travel Management Companies after this date will require a form of payment to complete the booking.   


Effective immediately, Sanditz can only be used for Student and Guest Travel until we fully implement student and guest travel in Concur, expected for Fall 2020. 


If you have not yet applied for a University Individual Travel Card, you must complete the required trainingand then submit an application for approval.  Once the application is fully approved, it takes 7 – 10 business days for you to receive the card.  Travel Cards will be mailed to the home address you provide on your application for the time that employees are working remotely.


As always, please reach out to the travel team with any questions,  


Thank you.