Students Attending Conferences - Travel Funds Request Form

GUIDELINES and INSTRUCTIONS:

You will be notified of approval by e-mail within 5 to 7 business days.

These funds, administered by the Academic Dean’s office, are awarded on a case-by-case basis with awards as high as $600 per student per academic year, if student is presenting at the conference.

All requests will be reviewed by the Dean of Academic Affairs. Additional financial support may be available from academic departments and area studies programs where appropriate, as well as to students in CSTEP and the McNair Program.

Complete this form in its entirety and upload a copy of the conference program (including a title and abstract of your work as well as the letter of invitation to the conference if you are presenting) below. Requests without completed itemized dollar amount requests filled in below and all required information will not be processed.

The University has a direct billing arrangement with Travel Guard and although you are encouraged to use their service, you are free to choose alternative sources for travel arrangements.

You may request a cash advance to help with food and transportation. The advance will be available 10 days prior to your departure.

A completed Expense Reimbursement form must be submitted to the Dean of Academic Affairs, Vilas 103, within 15 business days after returning from the approved trip.

If you have any questions or need guidance completing this form, please contact Brigett Ritchie (315-229-5994).

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50% of out-of-pocket expenses, up to $300. You will be notified when your cash advance will be available for pick-up in the Business Office.