A university-wide review of the PCard clearing account (61206) in the General Ledger reveals that funds across many college/departments continue to show balances from FY20 activity. These balances represent unreconciled transactions on PCards assigned to the college/department units. It is critical that all charges in the PCard clearing account be reallocated to the appropriate expense account by fiscal year-end.
The Travel Office has arranged for several classroom offerings of the Travel Workshop (Introductory and Advanced) sessions.
Travel Workshop (Introductory) - This 3-hour travel workshop explains the fundamentals of business travel for Ohio State; covering the Travel Policy and specific travel resources for developing a travel budget and initiating the Travel Request for Authorization. In addition, the session includes a demonstration of travel booking through the university's Travel Agency for Individual Business Travel and their online booking tool for air, hotel and rental car. The introductory workshop is geared to the new traveler, arranger or those participants interested in a refresher in the basics of traveling on behalf of Ohio State.
See full article for details about the Advanced workshop as well as registration information for both sessions.
After more than a year since the adoption of the travel initiative , the travel office has negotiated new benefits for individual business travel. Effective January 1, 2020, travel booked through Corporate Travel Planners (CTP) or Concur, the online booking tool, will no longer incur agency fees as well as fees for itinerary or name changes. Airline related fees still apply. Additionally, the new contract has expanded car rental services to include Hertz, joining Enterprise and National. For details on benefits and discounts, visit the travel site .