Traveling to collaborate and share with colleagues is critical to SUNY Plattsburgh's mission. The College offers payment options and will reimburse individuals for reasonable, necessary, and appropriate expenses incurred in the performance of state business.
|Oct. 7, 2019||
Effective October 1, new travel per diem rates are in effect. You can view current rates at http://www.gsa.gov/perdiem.
Please note that the standard lodging rate for New York State (which includes Plattsburgh) has increased from $94 to $96. The standard meal rate remains $55 per day ($11 for breakfast and $44 for dinner).
|Oct. 2, 2019||
We have posted a new version of the Travel Authorization and Advance Form that is now ready for use! The enhancements on the updated form include:
|July 1, 2019||
We have posted several new resources for travel by job candidates includes detailed guidelines governing hospitality for job candidates, procedures for reimbursement, checklists for candidates to know that they have all documentation, and a new reimbursement form that can be used in lieu of the travel voucher.
Learn more on our non-employee travel page.
|May 24, 2019||
We have posted several new resources to assist our campus community with completing travel authorizations including the following:
Couldn't attend one of our travel authorization training sessions? Review the Travel Presentation.
|April 15, 2019||
The new Online Travel Authorization and Advance Form is now available for use! Training sessions are scheduled on the following dates/times:
We encourage all employees who regularly complete or review travel authorizations to attend one of these sessions. We have also scheduled separate sessions with the following groups:
In addition, we have created the following resources to assist you:
|March 1, 2019||
Travel Forms have been updated. Please use the new forms for any new travel occurring after April 1, 2019.
|Feb. 1, 2019||
There are new procedures governing foreign travel. Before submitting a travel authorization, travelers must review the US Department of State's Travel Advisories for each abroad location. If a travel advisory is in effect, the traveler must follow the steps listed in Section 7.11 of the College's Travel Policy.
|Jan. 14, 2019||
The College's Travel Policy has been updated and approved by Executive Council.
|Jan. 1, 2019||
The IRS Mileage Rate have been updated. Effective January 1, 2019, the new rate is 58 cents per mile driven for business use, up 3.5 cents from the rate for 2018.
|Jan. 1, 2019||
State travel bans remain in effect for North Carolina and Mississippi. State-funded or state-sponsored travel to these states is banned unless an exemption is approved in advance.