Archive 2008

What's New? Date Posted
Airlines that do not charge the traveler for the first checked bag:
  • If there is no charge for the first checked bag, traveler must pay for additional checked bags by personal credit card and the cost cannot be claimed for reimbursement.

Majority of airlines that charge each way for the first checked bag:

  • If there is a charge for the first checked bag, the cost for only the first checked bag may be charged to a Procurement Card or traveler may claim reimbursement for only the first checked bag if paid by personal credit card.
  • The traveler must pay for additional checked bags by personal credit card and the cost cannot be claimed for reimbursement.

For extended international travel or tradeshow exhibits, attach a justification memo to the travel authorization.

December 9, 2008

Effective immediately, the traveler must complete, sign and attach the Research Travel – Statement of Purpose to their Travel Expense Claim for a research-related trip when there is no agenda or program available.

November 20, 2008
Effective immediately, a copy of the registration form must be attached to the Travel Authorization if there are conference or registration fees listed on the Travel Authorization line #5.A. November 12, 2008
Effective immediately, the Blanket Travel Authorization only covers mileage, self parking, and approved business meals charged to a Procurement Card (Directive 11 is required for business meals). November 5, 2008

For employee travel, the CMS account numbers are as follows:

Description Account
Travel In State 606001
Travel Out of State 606002
Travel International 606802
For Academic Affairs only: Faculty Recruitment - Travel (In State/Out of State) 660840
For Academic Affairs only: Faculty Recruitment – Interview Meal Expense 660842
July 15, 2008

For On-Campus Interview Expenses, the CMS account numbers are as follows:

Description Account
Staff Recruitment: On-Campus Interview Expenses 660042
Faculty Recruitment: On-Campus Interview Expenses 660840
For Academic Affairs only: On-Campus Interview Committee Meals 660842
May 13, 2008

For Reimbursement of Moving/Relocation Expenses, the CMS account numbers are as follows:

Description Account
Staff Moving/Relocation Expenses 660042
Faculty Moving/Relocation Expenses 660815
February 28, 2008
Effective immediately, the travel authorization request for international travel must also be approved prior to the departure date by the Division Vice President and the President (regardless funding source: State, CSUF ASC, CSFPF, ASI, or zero dollar authorizations). February 21, 2008