February 10, 2020
February 3, 2020
We have been informed that last evening UC President Janet Napolitano sent an internal memo that following both CDC and State Department guidance, directing the UC community to temporarily avoid all non-essential travel to China while it is designated with a Warning Level 3 Travel Notice.
January 24, 2020
January 1, 2020
The following new rates are effective for expenses incurred on or after January 1, 2020:
November 5, 2019
October 23, 2019
Attend a travel open house on Tuesday, November 12 and learn more about the many benefits of the UC system’s travel program, Connexxus.
October 18, 2019
The California Attorney General has announced that Iowa has been added to the list of states to which travel expenses cannot be paid with California state funds. There are now 11 states with discriminatory laws that are the basis for this funding source restriction. The Frequently Asked Questions Regarding AB 1887 Requirements provides a full list of the states, background, a definition of state funds, and how to handle university paid travel to a funding-restricted state.
August 19, 2019
Effective July 1, 2019, the Office of President issued new guidance in their systemwide travel policy, G-28. This new guidance focuses on the possible reimbursement of dependent and dependent care expenses for staff, faculty, and prospective employees while on travel status.
April 25, 2019
On April 15th, 2019, South Carolina was added to the list of states that are subject to California's ban on state-funded and state-sponsored travel. Assembly Bill 1887 restricts the user of State General Funds to pay for travel costs to states that have laws that discriminate based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender express, or to states that have passed a law repealing such protections.
The following states are currently subject to California's ban on state-funded and state-sponsored travel:
April 22, 2019
February 13, 2019
Update: February 20, 2019
December 3, 2018
August 7, 2018
Direct Entry of reimbursement requests
The Direct Entry reimbursement process has been successfully implemented. All faculty and staff who travel in the course of their work are now able to request travel-related reimbursements by entering trip expenses into the Travel and Entertainment (T&E) Reimbursement System.
June 26, 2018
January 23, 2018
The Controller’s Office has rolled out a simplified travel reimbursement process that eliminates duplicate data entry by CSS, shortens processing time to payment and puts more control of the process in the hands of employee-travelers.
September 20, 2017
June 29, 2017
Faculty and Staff,
Effective January 1, 2017, state law AB 1887 prohibited using state funds to pay for travel to a state that has passed a law discriminating based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
March 6, 2017
January 3, 2017
December 14, 2016
Direct Bill Southwest "Wanna Get Away" fares, Global Entry, flights from Oakland to London, STA travel to Cuba, Find It feature
Coming soon: Direct Bill Southwest “Wanna Get Away” fares with Southwest Airlines Direct Connect