Procedure Number: BS36-01
Title: Travel and Meeting Expenses
Date Approved: 10/7/97
Updated & Approved: 4/14/16
Related Policy 3354:2-36-01



  1. Meal expenses will be governed by the following limits, tip included:
    Standard rate $50 per day
    High cost metropolitan area $70 per day
  2. For extraordinary circumstances, approval must be obtained from the appropriate Vice President and the college President to exceed these limitations.
  3. High cost metropolitan areas will include the following: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New Orleans, New York, Newark, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington DC.
  4. Receipts will be required for all meals over $10.00. There will be no allowance for meals already included in registration fees, nor will there be allowance for alcohol of any type.
  5. If the traveler wishes to use a rental car in lieu of taxis and other mass transit, a written advance justification must be obtained from a Vice President for approval.
Staging Enabled