The University of Chicago

Financial Services

  

Paying for Travel

University business travel can be paid for in a variety of ways.

Out-of-Pocket

University business travelers can pay for their expenses via personal funds and seek reimbursement upon completion of the travel.

Travel Advance

University business travelers can be advanced funds by the University to cover anticipated expenditures. Travelers should contact the sponsoring department for further guidance regarding travel advances.
Travel Advance Policy

GEMS

The preferred method of payment is via the University’s corporate credit card, the GEMS card. Only University employees are GEMS cardholders. Visitors and students should contact the sponsoring department for further guidance regarding their individual travel arrangements which may be charged to the GEMS card.


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