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Wilfrid Laurier University Financial Resources
October 10, 2015
Canadian Excellence

 Expense Reimbursement Handbook Update:

The most recent, Board approved version of the new 5.1 Business Expenses policyand the supplementary Expense Reimbursement Handbook (“Expense Handbook”) are now available and are effective immediately. A summary of changes can be found here.

A few of the major changes include:


i.per diems are no longer permitted unless specifically stated in the employee collective agreement (i.e. WLUFA)

ii.all other employees and non-employees will be required to submit itemized receipts for meal reimbursement

iii.guideline for meal claims on the day of travel has been provided


i.additional guidelines on sustainability initiatives, insurance requirements and private, non-commercial accommodations

·Flowers, cards and gifts:

i.Specific guidance on internal and external recipient guideline for gift card administration

·Missing Receipts: affidavit form is available for lost/missing receipts

Useful Links:

Policy and Expense Handbook:

i.5.1 Business Expenses policy

ii.Expense Reimbursement Handbook

iii.Gift card administration guidelines

iv.Summary of changes


i.Laurier Training Online Registration


i.Expense Forms

ii.Missing Receipt Affidavit

Please contact Nicole Gerry ( if you have any questions.