Northern Michigan University
TRAVEL

INITIATED: August 13, 1998

UPDATED:   April 20, 2009

APPROVED: August 13, 1998

APPROVED:  May 26, 2009

Date reviewed and updated: July 6, 2009

PURPOSE

To establish policy pertaining to Travel Expenses for faculty, staff, and students.

APPLICABILITY

All faculty, staff, and students.

POLICY

Authorized travel expense with supporting documentation will be reimbursed using the following guidelines:

  • Meals including tip with overnight stay will be reimbursed at actual cost, not to exceed $32 in a 24-hour period.

  • Meals without an overnight stay will be reimbursed at actual, reasonable expense, to be included in employee wages.  Receipts are not required.

  • Lodging tips – reimbursed at actual, reasonable cost.

  • The business expense mileage rate as per IRS standard mileage rates.

  • Receipts for parking, taxis, and limos are needed where expenses are equal to or exceed $75 per occurrence.

REFERENCES

None.

INITIATING DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Controller, ext. 2054

For implementing instructions, please click here: Travel Procedures