Business & Travel Expense Pre-Approval

SFU’s Business and Travel Expense Policy can be found on the Finance website:

Please check the SFU Finance policy prior to submitting your request for the Provost Office to pre-approve business travel expenses or event plans so that you are aware of the recommended maximum limits for hosting and other expenses. Note that Dean or AVP approval is required prior to the Provost reviewing this request. The Provost Office may take up to two weeks to review pre-approval requests; please plan accordingly.

In order to review pre-approval requests, you will need to submit the following documents by email to

  1. Pre-approval form filled out completely and signed by the Dean or AVP
  2. Memo with additional details regarding your request