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Before You Travel

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Find links to pre-travel information and resources.

Before you travel, review the following:

  • Travel Preauthorization: Find out about preauthorizing an official university business trip online.
  • Booking Travel:  Get information on Connexxus, the booking method for University business travel.
  • Prepaying Travel: Review options for prepaying certain travel expenses and cash advances for travelers.
  • UC San Diego Travel Card: Find resources for the Travel Card (for employee travelers) and Travel Event Planner (TEP) card (for travel preparers).
  • Travel Policy Highlights: Use this quick reference guide to ensure your travel arrangements meet policy requirements.
  • Travel Accident Insurance: Learn about business travel accident insurance coverage for UC travelers.
  • Travel Process: Use this checklist to navigate travel preparation, processing, and reimbursement.
  • Passport application: Find information on the application process and where you can apply on campus.
Notice: UC San Diego travel policy, as published in Blink, is decisive. It has been adapted to UC San Diego's organization, delegation of authority, terminology, chart of accounts and processing applications. The source for UC San Diego travel policy is UC Travel Policy and Regulations (PDF).