Effective Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, Delegate permissions have been updated in Concur to allow Personal Delegates to submit Travel Requests for approval on behalf of other employees.
Category: Travel News
Effective Feb. 1, 2023, the following changes have been implemented regarding purchasing airfare for University travel.Employee airfare purchases must be made using the University travel program unless an exception applies; Employees are still required to purchase economy/coach/main cabin airfare for travel within North America unless they have an approved medical accommodation in place.
Travel Services is excited to announce that the Concur Training Needs Assessment Survey is now open. We invite all Concur users to participate to provide feedback on current and future Concur Training materials and support.
Effective Feb. 1, 2023, the following changes will be implemented regarding purchasing airfare for University travel. Booking airfare outside of the University travel program will be permissible under the following circumstances: the fare is not available for purchase through the University travel program; significant cost savings are demonstrated; or employee has an unused ticket. Airfare Class upgrades are allowable on non-stop flights that exceed 8 hours in duration.
Effective Jan. 9, 2023, several updates have been made in Concur Travel to the booking process for hotels to improve the user experience. The Hotel per diem locations page has been removed and so have the government hotel rates from hotel search results.
Effective Jan. 1, 2023, the IRS has increased standard mileage to 65.5 cents per mile.
The University discontinued the use of the Expense Assistant by Trip option in Concur due to it causing additional workflow.
To simplify the expense reconciliation process and reduce the financial impact of booking through Concur Travel/World Travel Inc, the University has implemented a central method of payment for World Travel Agency Fees, effective Oct. 18, 2022. This includes fees incurred for online reservations as well as agent-assist reservations.
Effective Monday Oct. 17, the Accounts Payable, Travel Services and Payment Card offices are returning to Suite 3500 on the third floor of the Administrative Office Building. The Administrative Office Building is located at 104 Airport Dr.
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