Travel for HDFS

UConn Travel Services provides information for all university travel, reimbursement of travel-related expenses, and out-of-pocket expenses.

To learn more about planning your trip, submitting expenses, and reimbursement, go the Training and Resources webpage. There you will find step-by-step guides and training videos.

Here are some basic steps in the travel process:

  1. Apply for a University Travel Card

  2. Set up an account in Concur (REQUIRED)

    Add a Delegate (Recommended- Janice Berriault)
  3. Submit a Pre-Approval Travel Request (REQUIRED)

  4. Use Anthony Travel to book flight, hotel, car rental

  5. Set up an Expense Report from your Approved Travel Request for Reimbursement (After trip)

 

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 “Approved” Travel Request email showing the total $$ awarded for your trip.

A UConn Travel Card travel can be used for travel expenses (including conference registration).

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:

$350- 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).

$550- For graduate students PRESENTING and traveling to professional meetings (The maximum in any one academic year is $550).

To request department travel funding, submit the HDFS Grad Student Travel Fund Request form. Please know the funds are available to you, but the request is required before travel.

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 check your eligibility and 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 (so you don't have to pay out of pocket). Please contact janice.berriault@uconn.edu for more information.