Travel Updates & Reminders

Please reference the following reminders & updates that have been made to the SJSU Travel Checklist.

Travel to Prohibited States:

If you will be traveling to a prohibited state and entering a request in FTS, a Travel to Banned States Exception Request Form is required. Note that this form has been updated and is required for travel that will be using non-state funds. Please make sure this form is routed to Sami Monsur (, who is the Provost’s designee. 

Justification Memos:

Justification memos are required when the lodging rate exceeds $275/night (excluding taxes). These memos were previously allowed to be signed by the Dean or the campus VP/Designee. Please be aware the CSU policy states only the campus VP/Designee can approve these memos therefore the SJSU Travel Checklist has been updated to reflect this requirement. Please route these justifications to Sami Monsur who is the Provost’s designee. 

Travel Expense Claim Forms

If routing a Travel Expense Form to the Provost Office (Provost’s Designee Sami Monsur,, please make sure it is routed to Joanna Gaona ( for initial before the One-Up Approval signature.


Links to Travel resources: AAD Travel Guide, SJSU Travel Guide, SJSU Travel Checklist.

Please contact if you have any questions or require further information.

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