The UMass Travel & Expense Program manages all travel and business expenses related transactions in alignment with the various UMass business and travel expense related policies and standards: (Business & Travel Expense Policy (2021), and CEO Business Expense Policy (2019)).
When traveling on University business, the University of Massachusetts encourages travelers to book through one of the University's preferred travel agencies:
- Egencia for domestic point-to-point travel (online booking). If you are logging into Egencia for the first time, please use this link to register, Egencia Account Registration.
- The Travel Collaborative for all international travel reservations, group travel support, complex travel arrangements involving two or more cities (live agent booking).
Provides insight into agreements the University and its partners have negotiated with airlines, hotels, parking services, and general ground transportation providers.
Best Practices and Tips
Provides information on what travelers should do before, during, and after their travels.
Contains information on how to procure vehicle and international insurance before your travel.
Business & Travel Expense Policy and Standards
View the updated business & travel expense policy and standards that outlines allowable/non-allowable expenses, as well as prior approval and documentation requirements.
Business & Travel Expense Forms
Access the Business & Travel Expense prior approval and exception forms, as well as your campuses additional approval matrix.