Reimbursement

Reimbursement Options:  
Both Direct Deposit and check are available to both employees and students for reimbursement of their out of pocket business expenses. Reimbursement via check is the default payment option. See the Forms section for information to enroll in Direct Deposit on-line using Myslice.

Employees are entitled to reimbursement of certain out-of-pocket business expenses incurred in the performance of their duties on behalf of the University. These reimbursable business expenses include business meals and other business expenses incurred while not on University travel.

Students are entitled to reimbursement of out-of pocket business expenses as approved by a university department or student organization.

Non-employees are entitled to reimbursement of out-of-pocket business expenses as approved by a university department.

Mileage reimbursements for local use of a personal automobile on University business is another type of reimbursable expense and will be paid at the rate in accordance with IRS guidelines.

The mileage reimbursement rate for use of a personal automobile on University business incurred between 01/01/16 and 12/31/16 is $0.54 per mile.  The mileage reimbursement rate for use of a personal automobile on University business incurred on or after 01/01/17 is $0.535 per mile.  Click here for the Travel Voucher Form on the BFAS Forms website.

Payments to individuals for services performed in the United States are not to be made directly by employees. These types of payments are required to be paid directly by the University due to tax reporting requirements. See Payments

Any questions can be addressed to the Disbursements Processing department at either disburse@syr.edu or 443-2484.

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