Requests for advance airline tickets must be in the Purchasing Office ten (10) calendar days prior to departure. Only airline tickets purchased by purchase order will be processed for direct payment. Purchase orders for airline tickets will only be issued after receipt of approved travel requests. A signed statement of liability must accompany all approved travel requests for advance purchase of airline tickets by the University.
Tickets purchased through agencies or by other means are the responsibility of the traveler and reimbursed only by individual travel payment detail. The employees copy of the airline ticket shall be attached to the travel payment detail. If travel is by airline a maximum travel period of one day is allowed before and after a meeting.