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3.14, Business Expenses

Policy Statement

Cornell University funds may be used for ordinary, reasonable, and actual business-related expenses incurred in furtherance of the university's missions.

Entities Affected by this Policy

All units of the university, excluding the Weill Cornell Medical College

Policy Information 

  • Responsible Executive: Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer
  • Responsible Office: University Controller
  • Dates: Issued: February 2000; Last Updated: January 8, 2015
  • Contact: Your local college or unit administrative office

Violations of Finance Policy

Violation of a financial policy should be reported to your supervisor, your human resource representative, unit manager and/or the office responsible for the policy. Where these resources are inadequate, you may choose to make an anonymous report through the Cornell University Hotline.

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University Policy 3.14, Business Expenses

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