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Travel Process

Traveling on Official MSU Business?

If you are traveling at MSU, this is what you need to do to ensure that your trip is booked easily and your reimbursements are handled smoothly. Read More. . .

Travel at State Project (NEW)

For up to date information on the new travel and expense management solution, visit our project website

While we are going through this change we want to ensure we get a good understanding of each department and units travel process. We are running bi-weekly one question surveys about varying topics. We have launched a new survey and you can click here to take it.


Travel News


For MSU Employees, Grand Traverse Resort is offering a 20% discount on prevailing rates on Resort Hotel & Tower accommodations; 15% off in Spa Grand Traverse. For room reservations, call 800-748-0303 PROMO CODE: XMSU, or book online at http://grandtraverseresort.com/promocode?promocode=XMSU.
Program Summary and Booking link for Enterprise and National Car Rental are available under Travel Partners - Ground Transportation.

For rentals after August 1, 2018, personal use car rentals with National and Enterprise for faculty, staff and retirees will no longer include insurance coverage for rentals in the US.


Check with your auto insurance provider to see if renters insurance is a part of your policy, or verify coverage is a benefit provided by your credit card provider.

How do I use the Currency Converter?
For step by step instructions, please visit the Currency Exchange Calculator found on Travel at State - "Calculating Reimbursements".

Upcoming Travel at State Classes

Concur Training is open to all MSU travelers and travel administrators (faculty & staff). - Held in 143 Brody Hall

    Concur Travel Training for New Users:
  • Friday, December 7: 9 AM - 11 AM

    Concur Travel Tips & Tricks for Success:
  • Friday, December 7: 2 - 4 PM

Travel Policies, Procedures, and Processes

  • Travel Regulations & Reimbursement: TBA. Location: 1407 S. Harrison Road, Nisbet Building, Room 10.
  • Advanced Travel Regulations & Reimbursement: TBA. Location: 1407 S. Harrison Road, Nisbet Building, Room 10.
  • Onboarding for New Travel Arrangers: TBA. Location: 1407 S. Harrison Road, Nisbet Building, Room 10.

For more information and to register, visit the EBS Finance System, My Career & Training, Courses for Employees at MSU. For assistance, please contact MSU Human Resources, Professional Development Services.


Travel How-To and Education

Preferred Travel Agencies

  MSU Business Travel:

Conlin Travel

MSU Education Abroad/Away:

MSU Athletics use only:

Anthony Travel

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