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Per Diem Rates, Mileage, and Out of Country Travel

Per Diem Rates

Domestic

Chrome River will load the University's allowed rate for the date and location entered using the Per Diem or Per Diem Wizard expense types.  If a city is not found, select the [Other] rate listed for that State, then type the City name in the additional Enter City field. 

Foreign

Chrome River will load the GSA M&IE rate for the date and location entered using the Per Diem or Per Diem Wizard expense types.  If a city is not found, select the [Other] rate listed for that Country,  then type the City name in the additional Enter City field.  

The University is currently using GSA M&IE rates for OCONUS locations, this rate does include incidentals.  The rates for foreign countries are set by the State Department

You can find rates on the US Department of State website:  Foreign Per Diem Rates by Location

Mileage

  • Non-Taxable Mileage Reimbursement Guidelines:  guidance on determining allowable business miles
  • For University Business (per State of MO, Office of Administration)
    • FY21 Mileage Rate:  .37 per mile (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021)
    • FY20 Mileage Rate:  .37 per mile (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020)

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:   https://www.xe.com/
  • Questions or concerns about traveling internationally, please click the following link to the US Department of State website about traveling abroad.   https://www.state.gov/travel/

Contact

573.651.2055
accountspayable@semo.edu
Academic Hall
Accounts Payable
One University Plaza, MS 3250
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701