May 28, 2023  
2022-2024 Catalog 
2022-2024 Catalog

Student Travel

The Student Travel Policy, in accordance with CJ(LOCAL) and CJ(LEGAL) applies to travel undertaken by students and other non-employee participants to reach an activity or event that meets all of the following conditions:

  1. The activity or event is approved;
  2. The college is funding or, through a Recognized Student Organization, may be funding the activity or event;
  3. The activity or event is approved by the appropriate college administrators;
  4. The activity or event occurs more than twenty-five (25) miles off-campus;


  1. One of the following conditions is also met:
    1. Travel to the activity or event is funded and undertaken using a vehicle owned, leased, or rented by the college including other modes of transportation; OR
    2. Attendance at the activity or event is required by a Recognized Student Organization.

Activities or events that may be covered under this policy include the following:

  • Course related field trips
  • Research trips organized by a faculty member
  • Campus recreation programs
  • Recognized or sponsored student organization trips
  • Conferences and meetings where students are serving as college representatives
  • Travel for summer trainings or college preparatory programs when transportation has been planned and funded by TCC
  • Travel internationally to a non-restricted region

Travel authorization including any required approvals, forms and training must be completed prior to departure.

Makeup work for student absences must follow the FC(LOCAL) Attendance policy.

Travel is subject to rescheduling and/or cancellation if the College has unforeseen closings due to weather or emergency situations.

NOTE: Student-employees traveling for reasons related to their employment must adhere to policies established for employees.