Travel Information for Neuroscience

TRAVEL

Travel request(s) must be submitted to the Neuroscience office at least 3 weeks prior to your conference.

Please complete one of the two forms below, and submit to Sun Dutcher, dutcher@uchc.edu, or Kathy Rocca, rocca@uchc.edu.

Travel Grants are available for students and postdocs.  If eligible, these grants provide up to $600 (per fiscal year).  To see if you are eligible or to apply, please visit one of the following corresponding links:


Travel related expenses: What is allowed on your personal credit card vs. what must be done through the Department of Neuroscience Office:

  • Memberships – NO personal credit card – please see Sun Dutcher or Kathy Rocca in the Department of Neuroscience Office on how to have this paid on your behalf.
  • Abstracts –   NO personal credit card – please see Sun Dutcher or Kathy Rocca in the Department of Neuroscience Office on how to have this paid on your behalf.
  • Registration – may be purchased on your own (reimbursed after the trip takes place with an approved TA), OR, a request may be made via email to the Travel and Cash Management Office to use their credit card, with an approved TA at travelcashoffice@uchc.edu.  Please refer to the “Neuroscience Travel Request Form” or “Neuroscience Virtual Conference Request Form” above on what is needed to complete your travel authorization.
  • Airfare – may be purchased on your own, or purchased through UConn Health’s contracted travel agency, Sanditz (with an approved Travel Authorization).  The lowest coach ticket MUST be purchased. If we are purchasing your ticket through the travel agency, please refer to the “Travel Request Form” above on what is needed to complete your travel authorization.
  • Hotel – may be reserved on your own, or reserved through UConn Health’s contracted travel agency, Sanditz (with an approved Travel Authorization).  The lowest hotel must be reserved, given the proximity and taking into account any other expenses (cab/uber from hotel to conference, etc).  Please refer to the “Travel Request Form” above on what is needed to complete your travel authorization.

Questions with travel related items, please email Sun Dutcher, dutcher@uchc.edu, or Kathy Rocca, rocca@uchc.edu.

Additional travel related questions may also be found at UConn Health’s travel policy.