Return to Campus Plan for Fall 2020

Messiah University is in session this fall with flexible in-person and remote learning options, health and safety protocols and student care and support.

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Travel by Vehicle

Review Section 6.3 of the Expenditure Policy  for important details when traveling by car, minivan or 15-passenger van.

 

Pool Vehicles

If available, University-owned pool vehicles must be used for University travel. Review Section 6.3 of the Expenditure Policy for details and exceptions. 

Employees/Students must be University approved drivers to use a pool vehicle.  Review the Approved Driver Checklist for steps required to become a University approved driver.

If a pool vehicle is not available, use the Vehicle Selection Worksheet to determine the most cost-effective option between renting a vehicle and using a personal vehicle.

 

Rental Vehicles

Review Section 6.3.4 of the Expenditure Policy.

PREFERRED RENTAL VEHICLE SUPPLIER INFORMATION

Rental vehicles must be paid for with a University-issued purchasing card.

Employees/Students must be University approved drivers to rent a vehicle.  Review the Approved Driver Checklist for steps required to become a University approved driver.

 

Personal Vehicles

Review Section 6.3.4 of the Expenditure Policy.

REQUEST A MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT

Employees will be reimbursed for mileage traveled in a personal vehicle only if a pool vehicle was not available and the use of a persoanl vehicle was the most cost-effective option available.

Extra costs for food and lodging while en route are not reimbursable if the traveler is reimbursed on a mileage basis in preference to air travel or other available transportation. This is consistent with IRS standards for an accountable travel plan.