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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

From March 18 – April 15, Concur profiles cannot be updated. For additional information, go to Concur Profile Update below, OR visit our project website at

The Concur online booking tool will be unavailable from March 25 – 27, 2019. During this time, please contact Conlin Travel agents directly via phone (517.884.9400) or email ( The MSU Travel Office will pay the agent assist service fees for reservations purchased through Conlin Travel during this time.

Concur Profile Update (NEW)

End to end, MSU is changing how we process travel beginning with Concur Profiles. From March 18 through April 15, travel can be booked online via Concur, however, existing Concur Profiles cannot be updated. If you do not have a Concur profile, please use the Build Travel Profile functionality to request yours. Initially, new applicants will receive confirmation emails that they may book travel through a Conlin Travel agent. After April 15, these new applicants and current profile-holders will be able to update their information in Concur. After April 15, new Concur profile applicants will have a 24-hour waiting period before having access to their profile.

Travel News

Our travel/research advance users will now receive their advance electronically. Information is available on Travel at State and MBP, Section 61 - Cash Advances: Travel & Research Participants. This does not apply to operational and event advances.

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

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.

Upcoming Travel at State Classes

Concur Training is open to all MSU travelers and travel administrators (faculty & staff) and will be held in 143 Brody Hall:

Concur Travel Training for New Users:
Concur Travel Tips & Tricks for Success:

    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

    Business Travel:

Conlin Travel

Education Abroad & Study Away:

     Athletics only:

Anthony Travel

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