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Faculty Travel

Stark Faculty Travel Approval Requests

Application deadline: 15th of the month prior to departure date.

The faculty travel fund covers travel to professional conferences, exhibitions and performances and is overseen by the Professional Activities Advisory Committee (PAAC). PAAC makes recommendations to the Office of Academic Affairs who must approve and sign all requests for travel funds prior to the planned travel. Funding is available to all full-time faculty, both TT (tenure-track or tenured) and FTNTT (non-tenure-track). Due to budgetary constraints adjunct faculty are currently not eligible for funding.

Faculty members are encouraged to conjointly seek additional funding, appropriate to the nature of the travel, from the:

Before applying for travel approval, you should familiarize yourself with the Stark travel policies, procedures and FAQs. Consult a faculty mentor or the PAAC chair for additional help.


Apply for Travel Approval

Application deadline: 15th of the month prior to departure date.

Submit Travel Approval & PAAC Funding Request
Submit Travel Approval Only


Reimbursement Reminder:

After travel and funding approval, and after travel has taken place, you will apply for reimbursement in FlashLine. Consult the instructional materials in the Blackboard course “Stark Business Office Information” as well as a faculty mentor for assistance. 

FlashLine > Employee > Workflows > HR & Employee Workflows > Expense Reimbursement Workflow