RF Travel Policy
The Research Foundation’s Travel Policy governs travel associated with sponsored projects.
Research travel and related expenses must comply with all applicable aspects of the RF Travel Handbook, federal regulations and sponsor regulations.
Travelers must be aware of the constraints imposed by the Fly America Act which requires the use of American carriers except under very strict circumstances.
Use of Research Foundation Funds for Research Travel
Travel must be:
Necessary to perform a valid research purpose.
Reasonable in that the expense is not extreme or excessive and reflects a prudent
decision to incur the expense consistent with the research purpose. Relevant factors to take into account:
- source of funds, and
- the circumstances surrounding the expenditure
Appropriate in that the expense must be consistent with the research need or purpose
Procurement: Travel Expenses, Advances and Reimbursement Resources