Experiential Learning Group Travel

Experiential learning group travel is a funding opportunity to support faculty coordinated engaged learning experiences for a group of undergraduate students off campus. These experiences are active learning opportunities such as competitions or simulations. Applications for experiential learning group travel are accepted during the Student Engagement Fund application periods.

Eligible Expenses

Faculty can apply up to $2,500 for financial support for the following:

  • Registration fees
  • Transportation
  • Lodging
  • Meal allowance

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Faculty must accompany students during the event/experience
  • Faculty are eligible for one Experiential Learning Group Travel award per year
  • Submission of an itemized budget
  • Submit a list of student names participating in group travel
  • If awarded, complete the NIU Group travel authorization form
  • Submit a travel voucher and original receipts to accounts payable within two weeks of travel
  • All students participating complete the Experiential Learning Group Travel Survey
  • Follow all related university policies

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Funding Timeline

Spring 2024

  • Application opens: mid-September
  • Application deadline: early November
  • Awardees notified: early December

Summer/Fall 2024

  • Application opens: mid-January
  • Application deadline: early April
  • Awardees notified: early May

Contact Us

Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning
Holmes Student Center 264-266
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