Foreign and Domestic Travel
Travel on local funds
Who can travel on local funds?
- Prospective Employees
- Prospective Students
Travel on state funds
When using state funds (i.e. grant dollars) for travel, please follow the Texas CPA requirements by using state-contracted vendors, and the Hotel Engine software to book lodging.
The Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) has negotiated the following travel contracts:
What Days Count as Business Days for Domestic Travel?
- Days spent primarily on business activities
- Days where the traveler was required to be in that location on that date for a business purpose
- Travel days to and from the business destination contiguous to a business day where the overnight stay is reasonable and necessary. Non-contiguous travel days are not included in the calculation.