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Student Travel

Are students required to participate in the new travel program policy effective May 20, 2013?

Yes, individual students traveling on university business that is not a group or study abroad program, or is not scholarship sponsored, are required to make their travel arrangements via the UT Austin Concur online booking tool or one of the university's contracted travel agencies.

Are there any rules I should keep in mind when planning student travel?

Yes, you should familiarize yourself with certain rules before planning student travel. Visit the Vice President for Student Affairs website for detailed information and rules about student travel at the university. For student travel policy specific to international travel, visit the Study Abroad website.

I frequently escort student travel groups. Is there a credit card designed for these types of travel expenses?

Yes, Citibank’s Student Group Travel Card is designed for departments that escort student groups on official university business. Learn more about the Student Group Travel Card.