Travel Policy Changes Effective 8/1/2018

The University Travel Policy (FI0705) is being revised and will be published and announced through the IRIS Users Listserv soon.  In the meantime, there are several changes that will go into effect Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in the IRIS Travel System.   These changes are as follows: 1) The “Lodging Check-in Fee” expense receipt type … Continued

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Recorded Webinar and Q&A for Electronic Certification of Travel Expenses

A recorded webinar for the Electronic Certification of Travel Expenses is now available at:  https://iris.tennessee.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2017/11/zoom_0.mp4   You can also access it from the IRIS Website News and Announcements (https://iris.tennessee.edu).   The Q&A document from the webinar is now available at:  https://irishelp.tennessee.edu/gm/folder-1.11.20403?mode=EU   The original announcement for the Electronic Certification of Travel Expenses is listed below. … Continued

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Electronic Certification of Travel Expenses

Beginning last fall, the IRIS Team worked with Campus Business Officers to identify ways to improve the IRIS Travel System and make it more efficient.  Several improvements have already been implemented, and now, electronic certification of travel expenses by travelers will become effective on Monday, October 30, 2017.   The system will now support two … Continued

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New CONUS rates effective 10/1/2017

Every year on October 1, the US Government updates the travel per diems for the Continental US (CONUS).  These new rates have been loaded, effective for all trips starting on or after 10/1/2017.   Note: Lodging for trips that span the 9/30 – 10/1 boundary will automatically be calculated for all the days at the new … Continued

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Improvements to IRIS Travel System

­In the fall of last year, the IRIS Team met with the Campus Business Officers to discuss ways to improve the IRIS Travel System and make it more efficient.  Several good ideas came out of that session.  One improvement was the ability to process Travel Advances through IRIS, which was implemented in January with a … Continued

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