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Author Topic: Who generally pays for travel expenses for a campus visit?  (Read 24303 times)
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« on: February 23, 2007, 11:51:23 am »

It depends on the type of institution. Most four-year institutions will offer to cover candidates' travel expenses, but it's wise to ask ahead of time (don't just assume that you'll be reimbursed). Many community colleges, on the other hand, can't afford to pay for such expenses, though some will offer to cover a portion of candidates' travel costs or reimburse the candidate who gets the job. If travel expenses aren't covered, you may want to ask how many candidates are being interviewed before you decide whether or not to pay out of pocket.

Links to previous discussions:

Airfare (4/26/2006)

Unethical search com. tactics (4/24/2006)

Reimbursed CC interviews (4/19/2006)

Campus visit reimbursement (3/13/2006)

Pay your way to campus (3/9/2006)

Interview at applicant's expense (3/6/2006)

Paying for my own travel to interview? (2/16/2006)

Pay own ticket? (2/13/2006)

Paying interview expenses (3/16/2005)

Who pays for travel when advertising is at nationwide level? (10/12/2004)

Travel expense question (8/29/2004)

Campus visit/my expense (4/21/2004)

Reimbursement for interview expenses (11/1/2002)

Links to related columns:

"Your Questions Answered" (12/10/1999)

"Interviewing for a Job at a Community College" (7/16/2002)

"Academic Hiring 101: Intro to Budget Constraints" (8/8/2002)
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