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Approvals & Tolerances

Overview

Texas State has instituted the following travel approval process. Please refer to the matrix and tolerance chart for the appropriate approvals of travel requests and reimbursements.

Tolerances

A tolerance of the greater of $50 or 10%, but no greater than $200, applies for both in-state and out-of-state trips. A tolerance of the greater of $100 or 10%, but no greater than $500, applies for foreign trips.

These tolerances provide flexibility to pay insignificant, unanticipated travel costs without requiring additional approvals, resulting in a more efficient travel reimbursement process.

Travel Approval Matrix & Policy

Approval Chart (PDF, 154 KB)