Maintain contact with your faculty advisor before and after your trip.
Make sure you budget the trip as accurately as possible beforehand. Any excessive overspending will require fund approval from the appropriate budget authority prior to reimbursement.
Keep track of all expenses (every penny of the Travel Advance must be accounted for).
Ask questions prior to your trip to avoid confusion during and after.
Submit your post-travel paperwork in a timely manner (within 15 days of your return).
Be available in case questions arise regarding your paperwork.
Please be timely with your paperwork both before and after the trip takes place. Pre-travel paperwork takes time to go through the approval process, so please do not wait until the last minute. Post-travel paperwork is due within 15 days of your return.
Avoid booking travel arrangements through third party booking sites.
Prepare for your trip in advance – do not wait until the last minute.