Student Travel Reimbursement

The College acknowledges that viable professional organizations are essential to the well-being of the profession and contribute to the maintenance of high professional standards, thereby assisting in assuring that healthcare professionals provide their patients with state‐of‐the‐art health care.

Students are eligible for reimbursement for travel expenses to one conference per academic year as outlined below. Student organization liaisons must provide a list of conference attendees to the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at least 30 days prior to travel to be considered for an excused absence. Documentation should be submitted using the attendance spreadsheet located on the Office of Student Affairs Canvas page. Students who are traveling outside of student organizations should email the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at least 30 days prior to travel to request to be excused.


Advanced Clinical Track (ACT)
Fourth-professional year students traveling to a state or national meeting for the purpose of presenting ACT-related research or work may be reimbursed one-half of the conference registration fee. The student will be reimbursed by the College as long as published procedures are followed.


Student Organizations
The College of Pharmacy provides funding to student organizations to support attendance at one meeting/professional conference annually. Generally, this is parent organization’s annual national convention. All students must pay for registration and all associated expensed upfront. Elected leaders (current president and president-elect) and those attending because they have parent organization assigned conference duties and responsibilities at a national level (documentation required) may be reimbursed for early-bird student registration and up to three nights of lodging at a rate of $50 per night. All other students attending for educational and networking value will be eligible for reimbursement up to $200 per conference. The student organization will be reimbursed by the College as long as published procedures are followed.


Student Research
Students traveling to a professional meeting/conference outside of the Advanced Clinical Track presentation requirement for the purpose of presenting research (poster or platform), may be eligible for reimbursement of expenses incurred through funds made available by the Office of Provost. Students are required to followed procedures published by the College and University in order to be eligible for these funds.


Student Competition
Students representing the College as a team member at a state or national level competition may be reimbursed for expenses incurred. The student’s reimbursement is limited to the least expensive method of transportation to and from the event and meals and lodging for up to 2 days/nights. The student will be reimbursed by the College as long as published procedures are followed.