Announcement 10/08/21: If expenses (Travel Card reconciliations and reimbursements) are not submitted within 60 days of the traveler returning from their trip, justification is required in Concur and may be subject to tax reporting under IRS rules. Secondly, SLAC Travel restriction status as of June 1, 2021: Per DOE Guidance, only mission critical travel is currently allowed. Please follow our mission critical travel approval process to ensure pre-authorization to travel has been attained. No DOE funds or resources should be expended prior to DOE approval. Recently, Stanford University announced a change to their travel restrictions to be in a limited travel phase. Note that the University travel restart is distinct from SLAC travel recovery phases.
Announcement 6/09/21: JSA is not longer needed to submit a travel request. The COVID-19 Approval process was updated to reflect this change.
Announcement 3/01/21: With travel likely to be severely restricted through much of FY 2021, the Office of Science (SC) recognizes that there are an increasing number of opportunities for researchers to participate in virtual scientific conferences, workshops, seminars, and similar activities. Please read the full guidance here.
Announcement 2/18/21: Per DOE Guidance only mission critical travel is currently allowed. This includes all incoming and outgoing travel funded by DOE, for example: candidate interviews, sponsored guests, lab visits, scientific research travel, relocation, etc. Please follow our mission critical travel approval process linked here.
Announcement 9/17/20: The COVID-19 Travel Guidance Webpage is now live. This page will be updated with new information and any changes to the travel process under COVID-19.