Program Director Handbook

Meet the LAS Study Abroad Staff

Staff contact information and primary responsibilities within LAS Study Abroad.

Vendor Pre-Payments

Processing advance group expenses using P-Cards, ISU checks, and wire transfers.

Taking a Family Member

ISU policies regarding spouses and dependents accompanying faculty on study abroad programs. Includes the Spouse, Domestic Partner and/or Child Companion Agreement and Liability Release.


What happens before you leave?

  • Travel Authorizations
  • Event Cards
  • Cash Advances
  • Cultural Insurance Services International
  • Global Cell Phones
  • Trip Lingo

Keep Your Trip Expenses Organized

Tools for keeping your travel expenses organized.

Allowable Expenses and Receipts

When are receipts required? Includes templates for Generic Receipts and Group Meal Allotment Receipts.

Post Trip – Getting Your Money Back

Information on getting your travel reimbursement processed efficiently. You will also need to complete the Group Program Final Report found on the Education Abroad Committee website.

Tips and Tricks

Tips for making your program and reimbursement go smoothly. Also review Top Auditing Errors to see common errors that can be made.

Forms Library

Adapted from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad website