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Travel at State Project (NEW)

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

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. . .

Concur Profile Update (NEW)

End to end, MSU is changing how we process travel beginning with Concur Profiles.

If you do not have a Concur profile, utilize the Concur Profile Application (Build Travel Profile) functionality available from the Travel at State website. Instructions will be sent as notification to Concur Profile Applicants including instructions for accessing and completing their Concur Profile and book travel.

As Units have access to Concur’s full functionality (Request, Travel, Expense), all MSU employees will receive Concur Profiles. The Concur Profile Application will only be needed for employees who do not have Concur Profiles, and whose Units do not yet have access to Concur Request, Travel, and Expense.

Please share broadly. To opt in or out of the Travel List Serve, visit the MSU Travel at State website, Education tab, Travel ListServ Signup.

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

Booking Online Classes are open to all MSU travelers and travel administrators (faculty & staff).

Booking Online for Beginners: An introduction to the powerful yet user-friendly booking tool, Concur. If you have not yet made the switch to online booking, this class is for you! Class dates, times, locations:

  • Tuesday, May 21, 9 - 11 AM, 211 Bessey
  • Tuesday, June 18, 9 - 11 AM 143 Brody
  • Tuesday, July 16, 9 - 11 AM, 143 Brody

Booking Online for Advanced Users: A deep dive into the Concur booking platform. Class dates, times, locations:
  • Tuesday, May 21, 1 - 3 PM, 211 Bessey
  • Tuesday, June 18, 1 - 3 PM, 143 Brody
  • Tuesday, July 16, 1 - 3 PM, 143 Brody

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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