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Additional Guidance on Travel Charged to Federal Awards

February 8, 2016

As you may have heard, the Harvard University Travel Policy has been updated recently to align with the “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards” (Uniform Guidance) governing travel charged to federal awards.  The revised policy includes the following clarification regarding travel on federal funds: No business class or economy class upgrades are allowable on federal funds without an approved and documented exception.  Details on the federal …

Revised University Subrecipient Monitoring Policy Released

January 7, 2016

The revised University Subrecipient Monitoring Policy has just been released. This updated policy is meant to instruct faculty and research administration staff on implementing necessary procedures to ensure Harvard’s proper stewardship of sponsor funds issued through subawards. Funds issued through Harvard subawards to subrecipient organizations should receive the same level of scrutiny as funds remaining at Harvard.

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