Travel & Expense

Chrome River TEM

What is Chrome River TEM?

Chrome River TEM is a travel and expense management system. The system includes expense preapproval functionality, the ability to attach electronic documents, improved (and more transparent) approval routing, built-in reporting, and so much more. It will enhances the university's ability to manage travel costs, identify opportunities for potential travel-related price negotiations, and will improve the user experience when requesting reimbursement.


Kent State Resources

Chrome River Resources - To access, login to Chrome River, click on the Help button (question mark with a circle around it) in the upper right of the screen, and search for the following underlined key phrases.

  • Videos
    • Quick-Start - general overview of Chrome River
    • Create pre-approval - how to create a pre-approval report
    • Create report - how to create an expense report
    • Approve in app - how to approve expense reports within Chrome River
  • Written Instructions
    • Hotel expense - how to add and itemize hotel expenses to an expense report
    • Mileage expense - how to add mileage to a report
    • Per diem expense - how to add meal per diems to an expense report
    • Approve pre-approvals - how to approve pre-approval reports by email or in Chrome River
    • Approve via email - how to approve expense reports via email
    • Attaching receipts and documents
      • Add images - how to add images directly to reports
      • Receipt transactions - how to email receipts to your receipt gallery for later use



Policy & Procedure