Follow the funding agency’s guidelines for travel and per diem charges. If no guidelines are provided, follow Colgate's Travel Policy
To determine transportation costs, check online travel sites or contact the university's preferred travel agency (contact purchasing at 315-228-7474).
If using a personal car, the reimbursable mileage rate is 54 cents per mile (effective Jan. 1, 2016), in accordance with IRS guidelines.
For Federal agency proposals involving international travel, see Airline Open Skies Agreements
for exceptions to the “Fly America Act.”
Estimate the cost of moderately priced accommodations using Web sites or a travel agent.
Meals & Incidentals
Follow Colgate's Travel Policy
when budgeting meals and incidental expenses to be charged to a grant.