Travel

Travel Guidance Effective July 1 and Reimbursement Requirements

July 15, 2021

Earlier this month, the CDC changed its COVID rating levels for several countries and updated its guidance for Level 3 countries from “avoid nonessential travel to these countries” to “make sure you are fully vaccinated before traveling to these countries.”

Following this guidance, Harvard has updated its own travel guidance: For travel beginning July 1 or later, Harvard-affiliated persons who are fully vaccinated may engage in Harvard-related travel, without a petition, to countries rated Level 1, 2, or 3 for COVID by the CDC.... Read more about Travel Guidance Effective July 1 and Reimbursement Requirements

COVID-19 Invoice & Payment Guidance

March 26, 2020

Strategic Procurement continues to monitor the evolving outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and is providing the attached guidance regarding Invoice and Payment processing (Accounts Payable), Expense Report processing (Concur) and CITI card usage (Corporate, Department and Purchasing cards) in order to minimize disruption to payment processes.... Read more about COVID-19 Invoice & Payment Guidance

Research Administration & Compliance Systems - COVID-19 and Other Updates (March 2020)

March 26, 2020

Questions about COVID-19 and your research? 

As the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak continues to change rapidly, please refer to the guidance provided for information related to human subjects research, research operations, and travel on sponsored awards by the following offices.... Read more about Research Administration & Compliance Systems - COVID-19 and Other Updates (March 2020)

Reduced BCD Travel Agent Fees

January 16, 2020

BCD has reduced their travel agent fees. Using BCD, or one of Harvard’s other preferred travel agencies for Harvard business allows travelers to work with agents who are familiar with Harvard’s travel policies, and take advantage of University discounts and other negotiated pricing which may include... Read more about Reduced BCD Travel Agent Fees

BCD Travel Authorization Form Process Being Discontinued

October 17, 2019

The Web Voucher Travel Authorization Form (TAF) process with BCD will be discontinued on December 31, 2019. BCD will continue to be one of our Preferred Travel Agencies which include: BCD Travel, Egencia, The Travel Collaborative, Milne Travel and HTT. In order to purchase tickets you will now need to charge a Department Card, Corporate Card or the traveler’s personal card. 

Departments may also set up group bookings with one of our preferred vendors and provide the Department Card...

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