Conference, Training, and Travel Requests


Funding for faculty to attend conferences and other professional learning activities is available through the UPM/District Professional Affairs Committee (PAC). Information about how to request PAC funds is posted in the online faculty handbook on the PAC Information Page.

Classified Professional

A limited amount of funding is available through Human Resources for job-related training and professional learning activities for classified staff. Funds are distributed during the fiscal year on a first come, first served basis in amounts up to $500 per person. Staff Development funds may be combined with other department or institutional funds to cover training, conferences or other professional learning activities approved by the classified staff member's supervisor or manager.

To request funds:

  • Fill out the  Form.  Complete the form, sign and have your supervisor sign.  Submit the form to the Professional Learning Committee Chair (Beth Patel)  for approval.
  •  The Professional Learning Committee (PLC) and PLC Chair will review and approve requests and forward to Budget Manager.
  • If funding is available, the approved form will be returned to the classified staff member along with a memo that will explain how to be reimbursed for approved expenses.