The Catholic University of America


 Sponsored Accounting - Travel Information

Accounts Payable Travel Page (contains expense report, procedures and other helpful links)

Fly America Act - Consistent with federal guidelines and university policy, anyone traveling and requesting reimbursement via federal grant or contract funds are reminded that all foreign air travel is subject to the Fly America Act. This act states, with very limited exceptions, that U.S. flag carriers must be used. Please note that this requirement applies to federally funded air travel only.  See

Reimbursement of Expenses - Reimbursements for lodging, domestic meals and incidentals will be based on actual expenses with proper supporting documentation or receipts.  Foreign meals are reimbursed on a per diem basis according to the federal per diem rate.  For further guidance on required receipts, acceptable travel costs, etc., please reference CUA's Travel Policy at