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Event Travel Stipends

Simon Business School offers partial travel stipends for participants of our on-campus weekend events. Eligibility is reserved for individuals traveling from outside a 250-mile radius of Rochester, NY. Once approved for participation in an event, please email your travel reimbursement request to events@simon.rochester.edu – the request must be received at least four weeks prior to the event (note that requests received fewer than four weeks prior to the event will be considered on a case-by-case basis).

Travel confirmations and/or receipts, along with a personal mailing address, are required prior to the event for Simon Business School to process a reimbursement. You must participate in 100 percent of the event to be reimbursed for travel costs.

Travel costs eligible for partial reimbursement:

Air, bus, or train travel costs

  • If flying, only direct route tickets to and from the Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) will be eligible for a partial travel stipend (direct route refers to tickets not containing a stopover in excess of 6 hours)
  • If traveling by bus or train, only direct route tickets to and from Rochester, NY will be eligible for a partial travel stipend (direct route refers to tickets not containing a stopover in excess of 6 hours)

Automobile travel costs

  • Only direct routes from home address to Simon Business School will be eligible for a partial travel stipend
  • Percentage of total mileage (calculated by $0.235 per mile)

Costs Simon Business School will not reimburse

  • Ground transportation to and from airports or train stations
  • Parking at airports or train stations
  • Valet parking at hotel
  • Meals (other than those provided by Simon Business School during event)
  • Telephone calls, internet usage, incidentals, or other miscellaneous expenses
  • Rental cars
  • In-flight movies, snacks, and/or alcoholic beverages
  • Penalties or fees that result from changes to air tickets
  • Checked baggage fees
  • Guest travel expenses

If you have questions regarding these policies, please contact us at events@simon.rochester.edu or (585) 275-3533.

 
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