All nonessential University-related international and domestic travel is suspended until further notice. To request approval to engage in essential travel, faculty should contact their Deans in writing for approval. Similarly, all staff must request an exemption from their Vice Chancellors in writing.

Accounts Payable Remote Operations in Response to COVID-19
Business & Finance Services Operations in Response to COVID-19
Travel Cancellations & Reimbursements FAQs Regarding COVID-19
Tracking COVID-19—Related Expenses


Policy Update effective oct. 15, 2017

The UC Office of the President (UCOP) recently announced new policy changes:

  • Meals & Incidental Expenses - New Limit of $62
  • Continental US Lodging Expenses - New Cap of $275 nightly rate

Policy Changes


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

There are now 12 states where AB 1887 prohibits the use of state funds to pay for travel to a state on the Attorney General’s list, except where one of the statutory exceptions applies. It does not affect travel that is paid for or reimbursed using non-state funds. 

  1. Alabama
  2. Idaho
  3. Iowa
  4. Kansas
  5. Kentucky
  6. Mississippi
  7. North Carolina
  8. Oklahoma
  9. South Carolina
  10. South Dakota
  11. Tennessee
  12. Texas

For more information see the official assembly bill and the FAQs.