Travel FAQs

Travel FAQs – Send us your question, if you don’t find your answer below.

Can I receive a travel advance?
Travel advances are only available to employees. 

What form do I use for travel reimbursement?
The Travel Voucher is used to reimburse any individual for out of pocket university business related expenses. (Faculty/Staff/Students/Non-employees).

Click here for the BFAS Forms website for the Travel Voucher Form. 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.

How can I find out if a payment has been made? 
By running the AP Distribution Report for the chartstring indicated on the paperwork submitted. Navigation: From MySlice, click on MyReports, which will bring you to Hyperion, click on Explore, click on the FAB folder, click on the AP Distribution Report and follow the instructions.

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By contacting the Disbursements Processing office via email at disburse@syr.edu or call 443-2484.  Please have the following information available: payee name, type of document submitted, date submitted and payment amount.

Has a check been cashed? 
Please email disburse@syr.edu or call 443-2484 providing the following information: payee name, payment amount, and type of document submitted.

How do I request a Stop payment and/or reissue a check? 
Please email disburse@syr.edu or call 443-2484 providing the following information:  payee name, payment amount, and type of document submitted.

What account code do I use? 
There is a report online under My Reports in the FAB folder called Account Listings. It lists account codes in both alpha and numeric sequence. There is also a listing here.

What is the current mileage reimbursement rate? 
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.

Can I receive my payment electronically?
Yes, employees can add or update direct deposit information via MySlice.  Click on the Employee Reimbursement link under the Employee Services Menu.

Students can select direct deposit on-line via their Bursar Account website.