Archive 2009

What's New? Date Posted
Travel on or after January 1, 2010, the mileage reimbursement rate is 0.50 per mile. December 17, 2009

As an ongoing effort to streamline business processes as well as join the campus-wide GO GREEN initiative, Travel Operations is pleased to announce DIRECT DEPOSIT as a new disbursement option to employees receiving a travel-related reimbursement.

Funds will be conveniently deposited directly into your bank account. Additionally, this new program will eliminate the need for the university to print checks as well as reduce the cost of postage and the number of stolen or lost checks.

If you are interested in signing up for DIRECT DEPOSIT, please complete and deliver the Accounts Payable/Travel Staff and Faculty Reimbursement Direct Deposit Authorization Form to: Debbie Hagman, Travel Operations (CP-378).

AP-Travel Direct Deposit AuthorizationPDF File Opens in new window [pdf]

For questions, send an email to

November 10, 2009
If an employee travels overnight in California on official State business, the employee should attempt to have the Occupancy Tax waived for all hotel/motel rooms they stay in. It is recommended to inquire about this when making hotel/motel reservations. Prior to travel, complete the Hotel/Motel Transient Occupancy Tax Waiver form and present it to the hotel/motel when checking in.
Hotel/Motel Transient Occupancy Tax WaiverPDF File Opens in new window  
September 1, 2009
Finance Systems Oracle Upgrade MemoPDF File Opens in new window   August 31, 2009
New Blanket Travel Authorization Form and sample worksheet Travel Authorization Blanket [Excel] June 30, 2009
Effective May 30, 2009, the 714 area code for the CSU Fullerton campus has been changed to area code 657. May 30, 2009
Agreement between Enterprise Rent A Car and CSU Fullerton
Click here for new policy and procedures Rental Car/Truck
April 20, 2009
FY 2008-2009 Year End Close GuidelinesPDF File Opens in new window April 13, 2009

If the traveler is a CSU Fullerton employee (state employee) and traveling on University business, the original approved CSUF Travel Authorization form must be submitted to Travel Operations, CP-300 prior to the departure date and regardless of the funding source (state funds, Auxiliary funds, zero dollars, etc.). Travel Operations only assigns a travel document number if the travel expenses will be paid by state funds.

A copy of the approved CSUF Travel Authorization form should be attached to the original Auxiliary Travel Authorization form and submitted to Auxiliary Accounts Payable, CP-275 if the travel expenses will be paid by Auxiliary funds.

January 26, 2009
California State University, Fullerton employees will receive a 20% discounted rate at The Parking Spot Century located at 5701 W. Century Blvd. in Los Angeles and the Parking Spot Sepulveda located at 9101 S. Sepulveda Blvd. in Los Angeles.

California State University, Fullerton employees must show their Cal State Fullerton Titan Card at check out to obtain the California State University, Fullerton discount.
January 23, 2009

Academic Affairs Division (travel expenditures using Fund Code THEFD)

Completed Request for Exception to Travel & Equipment Restrictions Form must be submitted to the VPAA Office, MH-133 for Dr. Ephraim P. Smith’s approval prior to any travel being finalized or expense incurred.

Request for Exception to Travel RestrictionsPDF File Opens in new window  

Original Request for Exception to Travel Restrictions Form approved by Dr. Ephraim P. Smith must be attached to the Travel Authorization.

January 21, 2009
Discontinuation of Campus MotorpoolOpens in new window January 6, 2009