Foreign Travel on State Funds
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If you are processing a VE5 or VE6 for foreign travel (any country except US, Mexico, Canada, and US possessions) on state funds (all 14- & 20- accounts), you will need to request the dean’s permission by e-mailing Stephanie Hollub-Fletcher
- Create the RTA/VE5, and then e-mail Stephanie Hollub-Fletcher. The e-mail should be copied to Hannah McKenna and Michelle Hughes, and the subject should include the RTA/VE5 document ID and the traveler's name.
- Stephanie will print out the VE5 or VE6 voucher cover sheet for the dean's signature. The creator of the VE5/VE6 should hold the electronic document in their inbox until Stephanie sends notification that the dean has signed it.
- Once the dean signs the cover sheet, Stephanie will e-mail a scanned image to the document creator for further processing and forward the original signed cover sheet to the OA Travel section.
For VE6/RTA amendment documents created to add a state account, please state in the document notes that you are adding a state account. If the original RTA did not include a state account, please e-mail Stephanie using the steps described above; however if the VE6 is to add a second state account the original approval of foreign travel on state funds is sufficient.
Approval to travel during the first/last week of class or during final exams should come from the department chair. However, if the department chair is seeking approval to travel during these periods, a request must be sent to Sr. Assoc. Dean Richard Flores, copying Stephanie Hollub-Fletcher, Hannah McKenna, and Michelle Hughes.
All Requests for Travel Restriction Exceptions must go to Hanna McKenna.
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More on these regulations can be found in the Handbook of Business Procedures:
Note: PDF files require Adobe Acrobat Reader
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Please direct comments on the Procedures Guide to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tips or FAQs
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- Prior approval is not required for foreign travel on local accounts (accounts beginning with 19-, 30-, 26-, 41-, and a few others).
- Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and US possessions are not considered foreign and do not require approval to use state funds.
- Please always copy Hannah McKenna and Michelle Hughes on these e-mails in the event Stephanie Hollub-Fletcher is out of the office.
- The Faculty Travel Grant is now a 30- local account and does not require dean's prior approval of foreign travel on state funds.
Last Modified: 22 July 2010