COVID-19 FAQ - Chrome River
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Answer: The pre-approval associated with your trip is imported to a new expense report. This auto-populates many of the required fields on the expense report, including the specific expenses on the Pre-Approval.Click here to view instructions for importing a pre-approval.
Answer: The submitter of the report will receive a notification via email when the Pre-Approval is approved. Read more about notifications here.
Answer: We recommend that you submit your pre-approval report as soon as you are aware of the need for travel. The pre-approval must be approved before travelers or arrangers book travel. Booking travel before approval may result in a delayed or denied reimbursement. When estimating costs, use the “Save” feature with your booking tool to hold the reservation until pre-approval is verified. Instructions for submitting and tracking pre-approvals are available here.
Answer: Pre-Approval will be a requirement for the following Report Types:
- Employee Travel
- Student Travel
- Non-Employee/Non Student Travel
- Recruiting Travel
- Student Group Travel
Answer: Your regular travel transaction approver will approve the Pre-Approval.
Answer: Yes, when IU funds are involved, every travel reimbursement report will require pre-approval in Chrome River.
Answer: Any work that is funded in whole or part by IU or IUF funds is covered by the guidance. Third party funded guidance is considered personal travel.