Professional Development Travel Reimbursement (PDTR)

Professional Development Travel Reimbursement (PDTR) are funds made available to assist individual faculty members and professional librarians in maintaining or improving their effectiveness as teachers and scholars.

Eligible expenses are limited to the purchase or rental of books, periodicals, internet access services, equipment (including computer equipment and software) and/or instruments (including musical instruments) to be used in professional activities, or for memberships in learned and professional organizations and approved tuition. Travel and/or registration to scholarly conferences may also be paid out of Professional Development Travel Reimbursement. Allowances may be carried forward for a maximum of three years, subject to a maximum PDTR accumulation of three thousand dollars ($3,000).

General Information

FA 1: Effective July 1, 2015

  • Professional Development Travel Reimbursement (PDTR) is $1,450, pro-rated to the term of appointment. It is replenished each fiscal year on July 1. When completing the PDTR application form (see below), it is essential to include your employee ID number and the PDTR account number - 282000-0. 

FA 2: Effective May 1, 2015

  • Professional Development Travel Reimbursement (PDTR) is $1,550, pro-rated to the term of appointment. It is replenished each fiscal year on May 1. When completing the PDTR application form (see below), it is essential to include your employee ID number and the PDTR account number - 282100.

Travel expenses being paid through PDTR must be submitted on a Travel Claim Form accompanied by the original receipts. For other reimbursable expenses, please submit a Hospitality, Entertainment and Other Expenses Authorization and Claim Form.