Policies and Documents

Below are policy documents and forms for applying for GSE Student Affairs Committee (G-SAC) support for events, support for attending and presenting at conferences and more.

GSE Student Affairs Committee (G-SAC) Support for GSE Events 2019-2020

To the extent of funds available, the G-SAC will provide monetary reimbursement to graduate students for their participation at international, national, regional, and state professional conference/panels during the 2019-2020 school year. Funds can be used to defer the costs of conference registration, travel, and lodging. Graduate students are eligible to receive up to $1,200 per year, not exceeding $400 for a single event at which they present and $200 for a single event that they attendStudents may request more than $400 for international conferences at which they present, but only up to their remaining allowance for the year. If you'd like to give feedback on our conference reimbursement policies, please follow this link: https://goo.gl/forms/Ge6x5bj4h7GBSStk1.


How to Apply

AFTER THE CONFERENCE: Students must complete a copy of the attached “G-SAC Support for Student Conference Participation Application and Required Checklist and submit all required paperwork described therein (TABER, receipts, proof of attendance, etc.) within 30 days (one month) of attending conference to the G-SAC email at gsac-group@scarletmail.rutgers.edu

Please follow the reimbursement process that applies to you:

Reimbursement Process

The Application and Required Checklist must be submitted digitally to the G-SAC email account (gsac-group@scarletmail.rutgers.edu) with the following subject line: ATTN: REIMBURSEMENT REQUEST. Please CC Colleen McDermott at colleen.mcdermott@gse.rutgers.edu.


How to Fill out a Travel and Business Expense Report (TABER)

  • Travel and Business Expense Reports (TABER) can be downloaded here. Please submit a ‘typed’ version of your TABER.
  • You must attach all relevant original receipts and proof of payment. For example, if you want to be reimbursed for a hotel room, please attach the original receipt and a credit card statement with your personal information redacted to prove that you paid.
  • See Application and Required Checklist for required documents to accompany your TABER.
  • NOTE: If the TABER is incomplete or submitted without proof of payment, you will not be reimbursed.

Processing reimbursement payments will take several weeks after submission. If you are on the Rutgers payroll, you will receive the reimbursement as a direct deposit. If there are further questions regarding this procedure, please email the student affairs committee at gsac-group@scarletmail.rutgers.edu



Click here for a post-conference application and required checklist form 

Click here for a copy of the per diem calculator

Click here for a W-9 form

Click here for a copy of the Travel and Business Expense Report (TABER)


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