Travel and related travel costs must be necessary to fulfill the research objective of the project and must directly benefit the project.

Expenses incurred for travel must be reasonable and follow University, Federal, State, and Sponsor regulations and restrictions as well as documentation requirements.

Below are yes, maybe and no answers related to various aspects of sponsored projects travel. For all travel costs:

  • Costs must be allowed and preapproved per university (campus and individual department/unit) and sponsor rules and regulations
  • Receipts must be collected as required according to CU Procurement Services Center policy
  • Documentation of costs (any forms, receipts) must be saved in Concur or Marketplace and/or department records for six years

* Items marked with an asterisk are specific to sponsored projects and differ from the University’s non-sponsored projects procurement regulations for travel.