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Travel Services

Payment Services is responsible for processing state travel advances and reimbursements for the campus community and ensure that these disbursements are made in compliance with Federal, State and CSU travel policy. (see additional information at

Travel Policy Updates For 2017

Restricted Travel

Effective January 1, 2017, AB 1887 prohibits state-funded travel to any states that have enacted a law that voids or repeals any existing state or local protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression or have the enacted laws that have the effect of voiding or repealing any of these protections.

Effective January 1, 2017, four states have been added to the restricted list:

  • Texas
  • Alabama
  • South Dakota
  • Kentucky

These are in addition to the four states originally listed:

  • North Carolina
  • Kansas
  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee

Travel to these states cannot be funded with any state dollars, including Campus Programs funds. Note: It is permissible to use auxiliary corporation funds for this purpose.

Please contact the Payment Services office if you have any questions or concerns (805-756-2291;

Standard Mileage Rates

Effective January 1, 2017, the California State University Standard Mileage Rate for business travel occurring on or after January 1, 2017 will decrease from 54 cents per mile to 53.5 cents per mile. Miles driven for moving purposes will be reimbursed at 17 cents per mile, decreased from 19 cents per mile.

To learn more about what has changed please visit the Travel Policies page and the Travel FAQ page.


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