Purchasing & Travel - Examples of Allowable/Unallowable Expenses

Allowable Expenses

  • Animal expenses and clinical research participant reimbursements
  • Books
  • Chemicals, reagents, radionucleotides, etc...
  • Computers (must be purchased by January)
  • Equipment and maintenance contracts
  • Publication costs
  • Radioactive waste disposal

Unallowable Expenses

  • Entertainment expenses (staff meetings, alcohol, etc...)
  • First class travel
  • Membership dues or fees
  • Rental car insurance (University covers)
  • Travel on an international air carrier
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