Limited assistance is available through the Office of Student Life for students to represent GSU at local and national conferences. Students requesting travel assistance must present at the GSU Annual Research Conference conducted by Dr. Shelly Kumar.
Students are required to provide a letter of support from one of the student's faculty members addressing why they need to attend a conference. Students may not receive academic credit for these experiences. Once funds are exhausted Student Life will not accept any student travel requests. Student travel funds are not guaranteed.
Students traveling representing GSU are required to fill out the student travel packet even if they are not requesting funding. All requests for travel must be reviewed and approved by the University prior to travel taking place. Once travel is approved Student Life students are eligible to receive up to a $500 reimbursement. Students are responsible for making their own travel accommodations. If prior approval is not obtained before traveling Student Life will not consider any reimbursements.
Note: Requests to utilize proceeds from fundraising activities for student travel will typically be approved providing the following guidelines are adhered to:
1) The organization’s by-laws specifically allow such use of these funds;
2) The Student Conference and Travel Fund packet is completed and submitted according to the required timeliness and includes a letter of support from one of a student’s faculty members; and
3) The organization’s account contains enough proceeds from fundraising activities to support the request.
Contact the Assistant Dean of Students
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