Type of Policy
Policy No
Effective Date:
Last Revised:
Review Date:
Policy Owner
Sponsored Programs, Office of
Contact Name
Cynthia Hope
Contact Title
Interim Vice President for Research Administration
Contact Email
Policy Statement

All travel by faculty, staff, students and guests utilizing sponsored programs funds administered through the Office of Sponsored Programs must meet the Cost Accounting Standard criteria.  It is allowable, allocable, and reasonable.  Travel is allowable as a direct charge if such travel will provide a direct benefit to the project.

If prior approval for foreign travel wasn’t obtained in the proposal stage and it is a federal sponsor, please refer to the FDP Approval Matrix for next steps.

The Fly American Act applies for travel funded by federal awards


This policy applies to all Georgia Tech faculty and staff members.

Policy History
Revision Date Author Description
1-2-2014 OSP Rev 1.0