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Travel News

July 1, 2021

Controllers and AP Directors/Travel Managers,

The California Attorney General’s office updated the list of states where state funds may not be used for travel.

August 7, 2020

Dear Campus Community,

We understand many faculty, staff and students have questions regarding university-related travel, particularly in light of the COVID-19 situation during summer and fall 2020. We also acknowledge the desire to make international travel plans in the near...

July 9, 2020

Controllers and AP Directors/Travel Managers

The California Attorney General’s office updated the list of states where state funds may not be used for travel. Idaho is the latest state, effective July 1, 2020.

April 24, 2020

The UC Merced COVID-19 Emergency Disaster-relief Program is effective as of the start of the COVID-19 federal disaster declaration on March 13, 2020 (see

March 24, 2020

This form is required for all travel and entertainment reimbursements being processed due to cancellation of trips or events as a result of COVID-19. Once the form is completed please send to and we will work with the Controller to...

March 13, 2020

This information is specific to travel impacted as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). As the situation remains very fluid, please check back here regularly for updates. For regular reimbursement information, please visit the reimbursement section of the travel website.


January 31, 2020

The Campus Travel Management team is working on a significant upgrade to how faculty, staff and students will manage expenses while traveling, and how they will be reimbursed. The system will allow users to capture an expense such as a restaurant or gas receipt through a convenient mobile app....

October 1, 2019

U.S. Bank Announces Migration to Electronic Statements

U.S. Bank has announced they are promoting sustainable business practices while supporting economic growth. As part of this initiative, U.S. Bank will be migrating accounts from receiving paper statements to...

July 1, 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.