We are excited to announce the official University go-live of the Concur Travel and Expense system.
As of April 22, 2020, all employees (including graduate assistants, graduate interns, and post-docs) should utilize Concur and Key Travel to book, request, and expense travel. There is a detailed overview of this transition (cutover plan), including how you should handle travel that began before 4/22, the requirements for pre-approval for travel booked prior to 4/22, and how to utilize your Unused Ticket Credits with Sanditz.
If you have not yet applied for a University Travel Card, it is recommended that you do so as it will contribute to a more seamless travel experience. To obtain a Travel Card you must complete the required training and then submit an application for approval. Once the application is approved, it will take 7 – 10 business days for you to receive the card. Because faculty and staff are working remotely due to COVID-19, Travel Cards will be mailed to the home address you provide on your application. Continue reading
In February, we announced that campus go-live for the Concur Travel and Expense project was being delayed in order to assess several implementation choices based on feedback obtained through our project pilot. The following represent the key course corrections that the project is taking. The pre-travel approval workflow is being retained to help the community satisfy requirements associated with pending travel policy updates, but it is being simplified. The project will minimize the number of required elements to only those necessary to establish broad details of the trip for supervisor review. Continue reading
Governor Lamont sent executive branch agency heads a directive designed to help prevent and delay COVID-19 in Connecticut, including freezing employee travel on state business.
University-Sponsored Travel Outside of Connecticut is Suspended: Though not an executive branch agency, UConn wishes to act in keeping with the governor’s goals. Effective immediately, all domestic and international, university-sponsored travel outside of the state by faculty and staff is suspended until further notice. Any exception needs to be approved by university leadership. Continue reading
As you may be aware, there is an ongoing outbreak of a respiratory illness commonly named the coronavirus – COVID-19. This development is rapidly evolving. As such, travelers are urged to closely monitor Travel.state.gov and CDC.gov for important information.
Travelers are reminded to complete the travel waiver for travel to countries/regions which have been listed as level 3 or 4 by the U. S. Department of State.