Travel Policy


The Institution policy is to reimburse travelers for all reasonable expenses for official travel in accordance with the following guidelines.

Traveler Responsibility

Institution personnel must obtain prior authorization, adhere to current Institution policy and procedures and conform to the specific requirements of applicable grants, contracts, and other restricted funds.


This policy applies to WHOI employees and non-employees for whom travel authorization has been established and approved.


The Procurement Manager is authorized to make exceptions to this policy and applicable procedures when circumstances warrant. All requests for such exceptions should be made to Accounts Payable.

Last updated: July 14, 2014