For PHS/NIH-funded key personnel, travel reimbursement or sponsored travel related to institutional responsibilities in ANY amount must be reported as SFI (Significant Financial Interest).

Exclusions from this requirement include travel that is reimbursed or sponsored by:

  • the University of Colorado
  • a federal, state, or local government agency
  • another institution of higher education
  • an academic teaching hospital, medical center or research institute that is affiliated with an institution of higher education

Travel is to be reported via the DEPA Form. Please update your DEPA report throughout the year for those travel occurrences that meet the PHS/NIH reporting requirements.