University travel restriction update August 24, 2021:

  • Only essential University-related international travel is permitted (Dean's office approval is required in advance).
  • Essential and non-essential University-related domestic travel is permitted for employees who are fully vaccinated.
  • Only essential domestic travel is allowable for employees who are not vaccinated, but in compliance with the University's COVID requirements (Dean's office approval is required in advance).
  • The guidelines for student travel can be found here.
  • Please contact the Smart Center for assistance in seeking Dean's office approval. Do not contact the Dean's office directly.


Travel Request Form (TAR) *International travel requests - contact the Smart Center prior to submitting a TAR*

If splitting expenses between contract or grant accounts, justification for the split is required. Please add to the Trip Purpose or Comments Section.

Remember to document anticipated Travel Card requests in the Comments Section (step 3) of the TAR.

Before completing the TAR:

Please refer to the Travel Card Payment page to see what expenses the Smart Center can arrange payment for using University travel cards.


Issue with your TAR? 


Travel Reimbursement Request Form

While the University of Maryland is operating remotely due to COVID-19, expense statements can be submitted to the Smart Center at bsossmartcenter [at] umd [dot] edu. If personal information must be included, such as the SSN or credit card information, please consider using the new program, Secure Share. This program was developed by DIT as a vehicle for sending documents with sensitive or confidential information to targeted recipients at the University of Maryland. Secure Share is approved for data classified as high risk in the UMD Data Classification Standard. If you would like to use Secure Share, please email the expense statement to bal [at] umd [dot] edu and mguevar1 [at] umd [dot] edu. The program will NOT work with the Smart Center shared email. 

The Smart Center's mailing address is:

       BSOS Smart Center 
       7343 Preinkert Drive, 2141 Tydings Hall
       College Park, MD 20742

Click on the link below to download the form.

The following documents may be helpful in guiding you through the completion of your expense statement:


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