Travel for HDFS Employees

ANNOUNCEMENT:

As of April 22, 2020, all employees (including graduate assistants, graduate interns, and post-docs) should utilize Concur and Key Travel to book, request, and expense travel.


There is a detailed overview of this transition (Concur Cutover Plan) on the UConn Travel Website, including how you should handle travel that began before 4/22, the requirements for pre-approval for travel booked prior to 4/22, and how to utilize your Unused Ticket Credits with Sanditz.

We understand that employees are not currently travelling, but we are continuing to offer on-going support through training opportunities, the University Business Solutions Help Desk, and travel@uconn.edu.  For more information, please visit https://travel.uconn.edu/.

If you have not yet applied for a University Travel Card, it is recommended that you do so as it will contribute to a more seamless travel experience. To obtain a Travel Card you must complete the required training and then submit an application for approval.

Apply for Travel Funding

HDFS Faculty

Fill out the online form at Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) website.  When filling out the funding request form, include the following HDFS Support Staff info:

Net ID: jeb02011
Name: Janice Berriault
Phone: 860-486-4720
email: janice.berriault@uconn.edu

Once the request for funding has been submitted you will receive a preliminary email acknowledging the request. After the request is reviewed and approved you (and support staff) will receive an “Official Award Notification” email showing the total $$ awarded for your trip.

Faculty who have funding awards through university accounts:  The department Procard can be used to pay conference registration fees. Please contact janice.berriault@uconn.edu for more information.


HDFS Graduate Students

The Department provides HDFS graduate students with nominal subsidies to help offset the cost of their travel to professional meetings.  You can request up to:

$300- For a graduate student who has never attended (or presented) at any professional conference or meeting. Student will attend a meeting for the FIRST time and will NOT present (Eligible for this award only ONCE in their tenure as a graduate student).

$500- For graduate students PRESENTING and traveling to professional meetings (The maximum in any one academic year is $500).

To apply for department travel funding, submit the HDFS Grad Student Travel Fund Application.

Doctoral Candidates- IMPORTANT!  Doctoral Candidates who are eligible for travel funding from the Graduate School will FIRST exhaust the $750 awarded to them by the Graduate School BEFORE applying for departmental funds.  Go to the Graduate School website to apply for GRAD SCHOOL travel funding.

Students who have funding awards through university accounts:  The department Procard can be used to pay conference registration fees. Please contact janice.berriault@uconn.edu for more information.