Reimbursement Policies

Policy Guidance Important to Faculty:

  • Reimbursement requests should be made within 10 days of incurring the expense or completing travel.
    • If requests are not made within 60 days, the amount reimbursed is tax-reportable to the IRS as income to the individual.
  • The University's policy is to reimburse necessary and reasonable expenses incurred for authorized University business.

Specific Policy on All Types of Reimbursable Expenses:


For complete information on Reimbursement at Stanford, including overviews, quick steps, policy, resources and job aids, forms, and related training, see:

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