Student Travel Requests

GSG funds both full-time and part-time graduate students at Creighton University who are interested in attending or presenting at an academic conference. Funding for students will include up to $700/per student/per semester for those who are presenting research and $500/per student/per semester for students who would like to attend a conference or an on-campus activity such as a writing workshop, or dissertation defense. Note: GSG does not reimburse for food expenses.

To receive funding the student must:

1.    Download and complete the Graduate Student Travel Funding Request Form from the GSG CUInvolved Page under documents.

2.    Turn in the completed form to Taunya Plater in the Graduate School Dean's office Eppley B11  no later than 15 days prior to the conference start date.

3.    Keep a copy of the completed form for your records. Inform the GSG Treasurer  via email that your form has been turned in.

4.    The GSG Finance Committee will review all requests and have allocated approximately 25% of the annual budge to this travel fund. Funds will be offered up to and until the funds dedicated to this activity have bee depleted on a first-come, first-served basis.

5.    Students will be informed of the committee's decision via CUemail.

6.    Keep track of all original receipts while traveling. Submit the original receipts with the completed TER form (plus copies of each) to the Graduate School office Eppley B11. The original receipts will be turned in to CSU and GSG will keep the copy of the receipts.

7.    Speak with your advisor or faculty member if you have difficulty covering your expenses prior to being reimbursed. It is possible that accommodations can be made.

Please see GSG's Policies and Procedures for any further details.