Approval Process: Expense Reports & Travel Authorizations

Step 1: Retrieve Expense Report or Travel Authorization

  1. Navigate to Approval Inbox on the NUPortal.
  2. Click the underlined number next to Expense Report or Travel Authorization.
  3. Click a Transaction ID.

Step 2: Review transaction for accuracy

Applicable for all Expense Reports
Additional considerations for reconciling My Wallet (P-Card) transactions
Additional considerations for reconciling an Advance
Applicable to Travel Authorizations

Step 3: Based on your evaluation of the transaction, Approve or Send Back

Send Back

Send the report back if the entire report cannot be approved. Remember, if one line is incorrect, the whole report goes back.

What happens next?


Approve the report if all line items are correct, appropriate, and consistent with NU policies.

What happens next?