The Fall Travel Awards will be launched on September 1st!
You have until September 30 to apply for one of over 10 Travel Awards to fund your Global Health Project.
This message is sent on behalf of Julie Ghayad, Director Finance Infrastructure and Transaction Services, Financial Services
In order to better classify receipts when submitting expense reimbursements through Minerva, additional expense items have been added. The following now appear in the Expense item drop down menu:
You have until March 31st to apply for one of SEVEN Travel Awards to fund your Global Health Project.
Do not wait learn more and apply now!
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This message is sent on behalf of Cris Tinmouth, Interim Associate Vice-Principal Financial Services and Controller
The Reimbursement of Expenses Policy has been updated to clarify who is eligible to request and receive Travel Advances. Sections P2.1 and G3.1 have been revised to include the text in bold below:
P2.1. Travel Advances may be obtained for third party prepayments, out-of-pocket expenses that are required to be paid in advance of the trip, and for expenses to be incurred during the trip
The following are Transaction Services’ deadlines prior to the Holidays:
Travel (advances and expense reports)
- Advances, non-FST expense reports and Professional Development Fund received by the Travel Desk by December 3rd at 5:00 p.m. will be processed by December 21st.
- FST expense reports and Advances received by the Travel Desk by December 14th at 5:00 p.m. will be processed by December 21st.
The McGill Global Health Programs coordinates a variety of Award competitions to encourage students to grain experience in Global Health abroad. We are now welcoming applications for all of our Fall Competitions.
The Reimbursement of Expenses Policy has been updated to clarify where responsibility lies with regards to liability and collision damage waiver insurance when claiming reimbursement for car rentals. A note to this effect has been added to Section G4.4.6 Summary by Expense Type - Expense Type (2) Car Rental:
Additional documentation must be submitted with expense reports claiming Airfare which include costs which are not a necessary consequence of travel on behalf of the University. The Reimbursement of Expenses Policy has been updated to reflect this new receipt requirement.
Excerpt from Section 4.4.6 Summary of Expense Type: Transportation - Expense Type (4) Airfare
As you may have noticed, since October 2013, all calls made to the Travel Desk (514-398-3180) and all calls made to Accounts Payable (AP) (514-398-3895 & 514-398-3880) have been routed to the Finance Help Desk (514-398-3463).
Effective January 8th, the Travel Desk and AP phone lines will no longer be in service. Dial 514-398-3463 to reach the Finance Help Desk. Our Finance Trainers will continue to answer Travel and Accounts Payable questions.