Effective 1/1/15- Changes to Lodging Limit and Mileage Reimbursement Rates

Effective January 1, 2015, the CSU will implement the following changes to business travel-

  1. The maximum lodging rate has been increased from $175 to $195 per night, excluding taxes, for in-state and out-of-state travel, including Alaska, Hawaii, and US possessions. This rate is effective for business travel occurring on or after January 1, 2015. Rates in excess of $195 must be pre-approved by a campus vice president or designees in accordance with the campus approval process, and must include the business purpose for the necessity to stay within certain facilities.
  2. The standard mileage rate for business travel occurring on or after January 1, 2015 will increase from 56 cents per mile to 57.5 cents per mile. Miles driven for moving purposes will be reimbursed at 23 cents per mile, decreased from 23.5 cents per mile. The FTS Travel module will reflect the updated mileage rate.

If you have any questions, please contact FinanceConnect at ext. 4-1558/email: financeconnect@sjsu.edu or Maggie DeLa Mere at ext. 4-1572/email: margaret.delamere@sjsu.edu .

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