Per Diem Rates, Mileage, and Out of Country Travel

Per Diem Rates



Please contact Sheri Ponder by email or at  ext. 2534 with Country, City, and month of travel.


  • For University Business (per State of MO, Office of Administration)
    • FY18 Mileage Rate: .37 per mile (July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018)
    • FY17 Mileage Rate: .37 per mile (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017)
  • Mileage guide: A listing of one-way mileage to cities in Missouri and surrounding areas from Cape Girardeau, MO

Foreign Travel

  • All foreign travel must be approved by the appropriate Vice President/Provost.
  • Expense Reports must be submitted in US Dollars. For assistance with converting foreign currencies, please use the following website:
  • Questions or concerns about traveling internationally, please click the following link to the US Department of State website about traveling abroad.


Academic Hall
Accounts Payable
One University Plaza, MS 3250
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701