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Travel on Local Funds

  • For foreign travel, the employee traveler must submit a specific statement for the appropriate vice president’s approval prior to the trip, which describes the need for the trip and the benefit or expected benefit for the university. This statement must be attached to the applicable Concur Travel Request. 
  • Following the trip, the employee traveler must submit an agenda to the appropriate vice president, as well as a trip report that describes the activities and meetings including those attending, and how the trip was beneficial for the university. Conference programs or other documentation are to be provided in support of the statement. 

Sources: MAPP 04.02.01B; Fly America Act of 1974 (49 U.S.C.40118), Texas Government Code 660.024 and 660.116