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Travel reimbursement policy for SICSS 2019 at Princeton University

The Summer Institute, through Princeton University, will be providing economy class transportation to and from the Summer Institute for all accepted participants. Due to funding limitations, we are only able to provide travel costs up to a fixed cap, which is based on the home institution of the participant. The cost caps are:

Princeton University’s travel agency is World Travel Inc. and they will make your travel arrangements for you. Details on contacting World Travel will be sent to you. Please make your travel arrangements as soon as possible and no later than May 16, 2019.

Due to funding limitations, we are only able to provide economy travel costs; we are not able to provide reimbursement for meals or other incidental expenses. Also, we are not able to reimburse travel between the airport (or train station) and campus or between your home and the airport (or train station).

Inquiries can be sent to rsfcompsocsci at gmail dot com.

Frequently asked questions:

What if I’d like to come to travel to SICSS from somewhere other than my home institution or travel from SICSS to somewhere other than my home institution?

That would be fine. However, our cost cap is based on your home institution, and you are responsible for any travel costs above the cap.

Can I purchases an economy class upgrades (e.g., Economy plus, exit row, aisle seat)?

We cannot reimburse economy class upgrades. But, you are free to purchase them yourself through World Travel Inc. or through the airlines. If you have a health-related reason for needing an upgrade, please contact us.

What if I already bought my plane ticket, but not through World Travel Inc.?

That is fine. Please save your receipts for reimbursement. However, going forward, please book through World Travel Inc.

I’m participating at some location other than Princeton. Does this policy apply to me?

No. This policy only applies to accepted participants at SICSS 2019 at Princeton University. If you are participating at another location, please contact your local organizer.

When should I plan to arrive and depart?

You should plan to be on campus in time for a 6pm dinner on Sunday, June 16. We will have a going away dinner on Friday, June 28 that will run until late in the evening so you should plan to leave on Saturday, June 29.

What if I purchase my ticket and my plans change?

You are welcome to change your flight with the travel agent or the airline, but we cannot reimburse change fees. Also, we cannot reimburse any of your ticket cost if you purchase a ticket and then are no longer able to attend.