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Travel & Complex Payments

The Travel & Complex Payments department is a unit of the Controller’s Office that facilitates travel and business expense payments for UNC Charlotte’s travelers and employees.  The Travel & Complex Payments team provides customer support, campus training through Human Resources, and customized departmental training sessions upon request.   Travel & Complex Payments staff review food service payments for quality assurance, establish vendors in the university financial system, and process travel advances.

Note that the following topics are managed by other UNC Charlotte departments. Please see the respective department sites for further information:

Fax:       704‑687‑1450

Name Position Phone Email
Disbursements Manager 704‑687‑8619
Travel & Complex Payments Supervisor 704‑687‑5650
Travel & Complex Payments Specialist 704‑687‑5762
Travel & Complex Payments Specialist 704‑687‑5761
Travel & Complex Payments Specialist 704‑687‑5758
Travel & Complex Payments Specialist 704‑687‑5760
Travel Reconciliation Specialist 704‑687‑5764

Travel and Complex Payments News

  • New Mileage Rates Effective January 1, 2014. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has decreased the business standard mileage rate from 56.5 cents per mile to 56 cents per mile for business travel.  The North Carolina motor fleet rate remains at 30 cents per mile.  The rates section of the forms used for mileage reimbursement will be updated on the Financial Services website to reflect this change.
  • New State Subsistence Rates Effective July 1, 2013.  See page 122 of the State Budget Manual for updated rates.
  • The Travel & Complex Payments staff process all travel and direct pay requests by the individual's last name or by the vendor's name.  This is subject to change depending on volume.

Jane Hawes (A-E)
Sandra Melton (F-Lh)
Chris Maynard (Li-R)
Cathy Galleno (S-Z)

Wendy Haigler - Vendor Set-Up and Travel Advance Recons

  • Airline boarding passes are no longer required as part of the documentation for travel reimbursement.  The airline receipt will provide adequate support of air transportation expense for travelers.