Other UNL Faculty/Staff Travelers

If other UNL faculty and staff are invited to travel with the leader(s) and program participants, they should fit into one of the following categories:

Category #1: Faculty/Staff Affiliate
A UNL faculty/staff members not serving as a program leader may accompany the group and participate in all associated activities if the leader approves and at least one of the following conditions is met:

  1. The faculty/staff member is training to lead the program, or a similar program, in the future.
  2. The faculty/staff member’s travel expenses are being paid or subsidized by the home unit/department/college.

In these cases:

  • The faculty/staff member is not required to enroll in the associated UNL course(s).
  • Education Abroad will bill the faculty/staff affiliate or the supporting unit the exact cost of their participation. All expenses must be paid by the individual or the supporting unit within one month of receiving an invoice from Education Abroad.

UNL WILL charge them for:

  • All of the individual costs on the ground, at the appropriate rate (for example, single hotel room rate if applicable)
  • UnitedHealthcare Global insurance (only if ineligible for faculty/staff blanket policy coverage through UnitedHealthcare Global)
  • A portion of the group/shared costs like classroom space and transportation via bus
  • If an unexpected expense arises, the EAO will bill the individual directly for it

UNL WILL NOT charge them for:

  • A portion of the faculty leader’s individual travel costs
  • Education Abroad Fee
  • UNL tuition/fees

Category #2: Faculty/Staff Participant
All UNL faculty/staff members who do not meet at least one of the criteria above must apply to the program and be accepted, and enroll in the associated UNL course(s).

In these cases:

  • The faculty/staff member is required to enroll in the course and will be expected to participate in all activities.
  • Education Abroad will bill faculty/staff participants the same cost and via the same methods as the other student participants:

UNL WILL charge them for:

All expenses must be paid by the individual via the MyRED student account, in line with the student payment deadline.