The Travel Allowances and Reimbursement chart summarizes the applicable reimbursement methods and the maximum rates authorized for lodging and meal and incidental expenses (M&IE) incurred while on travel status:
Federal Per-diem rates for all locations can be found at http://www.gsa.gov/portal/category/21287.
Q. When claiming mileage, do I measure from campus or home?
A. Mileage may be claimed from the employee’s home to a common carrier terminal (airport, train station) if the travel occurs during an employee’s non working hours or on regularly scheduled days off. Otherwise the employee must claim either the mileage from home or from the campus, whichever is less.
Q. What is the mileage reimbursement rate?
A. The mileage reimbursement rate for 2016 travel is 54.0 cents per mile. Effective January 1, 2017, the standard mileage reimbursement rate is 53.5 cents per mile.
Q. Does the University offer a travel credit card to employees?
A. Yes. The Procurement credit card is available. To request for a P-Card, please visit the Procurement website, http://www4.csudh.edu/pclass/procurement-contracts/procurement-card.