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Upcoming financial trainings offered by campus

(last updated September 15, 2023)

Booking Travel Best Practices

Will you be traveling soon? Check out the Hot Topics video for a refresher on tips & tricks on booking travel and an overview of the Concur Mobile App and TritpIt Pro!

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UC San Diego Travel: Before You Go 

Thursday, September 28 @ 9:00am - 11:00am 

The course will include an in-depth explanation of topics covered in the Concur Travel and Expense eCourse. This course will be especially valuable for employees who travel or book business travel and want to further their understanding of travel preauthorization and UC San Diego's instance of Concur Travel booking tool. Intended for travel arrangers, delegates, travelers, and financial managers who are familiar with Travel Policy G-28 and would like to learn about more advanced Concur Travel terminology and concepts. 

Topics Covered: 

  • Review the process to request travel preauthorization via Concur Request 
  • Be able to request a new University Travel & Entertainment Card
  • Learn how to book travel via Concur Travel

UC San Diego Travel: Reporting Expenses

Thursday, September 28 @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm 

Intended for: Those involved in the process of trip reconciliation for business travel at UC San Diego, including travelers, preparers (Concur Delegates) and approvers. 

The course provides an overview of UC San Diego travel policy and procedure, including summarized guidelines, resources, and information about online tools. 

In this course, you will learn about Concur processes for prepaying travel and claiming expenses after the business trip occurs in accordance to Travel Policy G-28. 

Topics Covered: 

  • Arranging for prepayment of fees, such as registration 
  • Making deposits, such as for hotels 
  • Reporting expenses 
  • Claiming traveler reimbursement

UC Travel Supplier Town Hall Series

UCOP’s Central Travel Office is pleased to announce what has now become an annual event, the Travel Supplier Town Hall series.

These sessions allow UC to engage with major travel suppliers and learn more about their operations and as always, there will be several giveaways (presence required when winner is announced). Below is the schedule so far and we will update our site with content once confirmed by suppliers:

  • September 20 – Marriott Hotels
  • September 27 – Amtrak
  • October 4 - Understanding UC's Car Rental Program
  • October 11 - Managing Airfare: from Booking to Credits
  • October 25 – Hertz Car Rentals
  • November 1 – Enterprise/National Car Rentals