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Travel Policies FAQ's

For overnight travel, meals are reimbursed for actual expenses up to $55.00 per day. Any single meal expense claimed of $25.00 or more requires an itemized receipt.

For a trip with a duration of 24 hours or less, lunch can not be claimed.

Mileage must be claimed from the lesser of the two locations.

The traveler must claim the lesser of the two amounts, however, the limit of the claim may not exceed the cost of the airfare.

The traveler must use discretion and select a hotel with a rate that is average for the area. When submitting a travel expense claim, the hotel cost must be substantiated with a receipt.

Travel advances can be issued to employees and persons traveling on Foundation or University business.

Yes, any car rental agency that has a rate that is average for the area may be used but Foundation will only pay rates for economy or subcompact cars plus any applicable insurance charges.

Effective January 1, 2009 , the maximum standard mileage reimbursement rate is $0.55/mile except for grants and contracts which may have more restrictive requirements.

Contact Accounting Technician (Travel Coordinator) at (562)985-7524

Five (5) working days.

Generally within ten (10) working days.

Yes, a completed travel authorization form with proper signatures is needed for all travel.

Yes, Air travel is generally limited to coach class fare.