University of Oklahoma Staff Senate: Staff Professional Development Fund
For travel between July 1 and June 30
If you are planning to attend a professional meeting or training session, then you may be eligible for some financial support
from the Staff Professional Development Fund, initiated and administered through OU Staff Senate. To be eligible, you must
fulfill the following criteria:
1) Be benefits-eligible staff with at least a 0.5 FTE appointment through the Norman campus.
2) Have worked at the University for at least 2 consecutive years as of date of application.
3) * Have formally requested funding support from your office or department; and
4) * Do not have other means to cover the full costs of participation.
If you meet these criteria, please complete this form and send two copies, along with any requested materials, to Staff
Senate, SPD, NEL 116, at least 30 days prior to your event. Should you have questions, please contact the Staff Senate
Office at 325-4672.
Date of Application:
Your Initial Date of OU Employment: FTE:
Department: Job Title/Classification:
Work Address: Phone: Email Address:
Name of Conference:
attach a copy of the conference or workshop notice, or other pertinent information related to this event
Conference Dates – From: To:
Conference Location: City, State:
Purpose of Trip:
Are you getting reimbursement from any other source for this trip? Yes No
If yes, please specify source and amount:
Amount Requested: $ (you may receive only one SPD award per year with a maximum amount of $400)
For out of state travel and overnight stays in For one-day or local events, please complete the following:
Oklahoma, please complete the following for
Estimated Travel Expenses: Registration $
Air Fare $ Mileage
Public Transportation Per Diem (if applicable)
Per Diem Other (specify)
Lodging Total Estimated Expenses $
Total Estimated Expenses $
Your Signature _______________________ Approved by *_______________________ Approval Date ____________
Supervisor, Department Head,
or Project Director
If this application is approved, you will receive an approval copy to be attached to your completed expense transfer form or State of
Oklahoma Travel Voucher for reimbursement. You will need to supply a detailed accounting of the full costs of your participation along with
copies of receipts. You will also need to submit a short statement explaining how this event enhanced your job performance.
Your departmental unit will be responsible for processing travel claims and initiating expense transfers.
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
Approved Not Approved
Date ______________ Amount ____________ Reason Denied _________________________________