Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Travel Authorizations

Travel authorization requests and all related paperwork must be submitted and approved BEFORE you leave.  Please note that depending on your situation, you may need to submit several forms to complete the travel authorization process.  Classes should not be cancelled due to instructor travel.

Travel Authorization Requests 

  • All official travel requires the submission of a travel authorization request (RTA).  
  • The Travel Authorization Request form is here, under Expense Requests: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/services/requests
  • If you are unsure of your account number, check with our financial analyst, Maureen McConnell.  If another institution or group is paying for your travel, select “No Cost to UT.”
  • When the form is complete, select continue at the bottom of the page, then assign it to the Psychology Administration group (#00215).

 Restricted Regions Requests

 Faculty Travel Grants

International Travel for Students

 

Travel Reimbursements

  • If you are requesting a reimbursement for your travel expenses, complete a Travel Reimbursement Request (TRR) as soon as your trip is over.   
  • Travel Reimbursement Request form is here, under Expense Requests: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/services/requests
  • Upload your receipts at the top of the page and use “Add expense type” box to detail each expense.  
  • Receipts are required for all travel expenses except your meals (list your per diem amount, up to the limit of $51/day) and ground transportation within a city (such as a taxi ride from the airport to your hotel).
  • When the form is complete, select continue at the bottom of the page, then assign it to the Psychology Administration group (#00215).

Guest Speakers

  • Pre-authorization is required to pay travel expenses for guests of the department or honoraria for guest speakers. Requests to pay for a guest speaker that are submitted after the event may be denied by the Office of Accounting.
  • To request authorization, submit a Guest Speaker Request

 

All reimbursement requests (travel, meals, or purchases) must be submitted and final approved within 60 days.   

 


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