International Travel (Policy 1.280)

Authority:F.S. 1001.64; 1004.65; 112.061
Date Adopted:10/2014
Date of Review:11/2019

Definitions

  1. “International travel” is synonymous with “foreign travel” and means travel outside of the United States and its territories.
  2. “Terrorist state” is defined as any state, country, or nation designated by the United States Department of State as a state sponsor of terrorism.

Policy

The College promotes a culturally-enriching learning environment by providing programs and services to facilitate international diversity and foster global understanding and awareness. The College strives to increase global socio-cultural responsibility within the learning community by creating opportunities to travel abroad and to gain a global perspective.

  1. Proposed international travel destinations require advance approval by the Board of Trustees. The Board, at its discretion, may deny requests for travel to any location deemed to be unsafe or incongruent with the mission of the College. Travel to a terrorist state shall not be allowed under any circumstances.
  2. The President, or designee, is authorized to approve the specific persons traveling and proposed travel dates.
  3. Expenses for international travel may be reimbursed to members of the Board, employees, students and others for travel that is beneficial to the College and in accordance with Florida Statutes.
  4. The President or designee may pay by advancement or reimbursement, or a combination thereof, a traveler’s per diem costs for international travel at the current rates as specified in the “Standardized Regulations (Government Civilians, Foreign Areas).” Incidental expenses may be advanced or reimbursed as allowed by Florida statute.
  5. All College policies, procedures and practices for travel shall be followed.

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