ASUSF Travel Funding
Apply for ASUSF Travel Funding
Funding to allow eligible undergraduate student organizations the resources to travel to conferences and developmental experiences.
The total 2023-24 ASUSF Travel Funding budget is $45,000.
Any undergraduate student organization registered with SLE. Organizations shall be in good standing and in compliance with all USF, SLE, and ASUSF rules and regulations.
COVID-19 Travel Policy: USF requires that students are fully vaccinated to travel on University business, including travel for university sponsored retreats, students representing USF, and students receiving funds for conferences or other professional development opportunities. Travelers engaged in programs with more restrictive requirements will be required to follow those, and all travel destinations are also subject to advance approval based on current COVID travel guidance.
Student organizations will be allocated up to one (1) approved award per semester. Funding will not be awarded for expenses already incurred.
Items typically funded: travel (airfare, charter buses, etc.), lodging (hotel, etc.), conference fees.
- A minimum contribution of 10% of the total travel costs (per organization) is expected
- Hotel rooms are funded based off of 4 people per room
Items not funded: Meals and gas will not be funded. Travel costs for retreats will not be funded.
All applications shall be submitted to Finance Committee at least eight (8) academic weeks prior to the date of the proposed event for requests up to $5,000. Requests submitted less than eight (8) academic weeks prior will be considered, but not fully funded. Requests submitted less than five (5) academic weeks prior will not be considered.
Applications shall be submitted at least twelve (12) academic weeks prior to the date of the proposed travel for requests over $5,000. Requests submitted less than twelve (12) academic weeks prior will be considered, but not fully funded. Requests submitted less than eight (8) academic weeks prior will not be considered.
The Finance Committee will deliberate on all applications, which shall include a detailed budget using the ASUSF Funding Template (see below) and a detailed description of how the travel experience will contribute to the development of the organization.
Funding may be approved for travel in the following academic year. No retroactive requests for access of this funding will be considered.