Travel Expenses and Claims through ReSDA

ReSDA Travel expense claim form (fillable PDF)

Mail completed travel claims forms with original receipts to:

Chris Southcott
ReSDA Research Director
Department of Sociology
955 Oliver Road
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 5E1

Travel expense claim forms must be submitted to Lakehead University.  Receipts are required for all items including meals that are being claimed. Travelers are reimbursed based on actual costs which must be supported by including original itemized receipts,
Lakehead Itemized Receipt Examples
Meals:  Travelers are reimbursed to a maximum amount per meal. (maximum includes taxes and gratuities – No detailed receipts required)
The maximum amount that will be reimbursed is:
Breakfast – $16
Lunch –  $16
Dinner/Supper –  $43
Total $75.00

Rates established for international travel by the National Joint Council (NJC) will be applied to all travel outside of Canada and the United States. Rate can be found at:

Mileage Rates: per Kilometre .55

Accommodations with friends or relatives: $50.00 CAD per night

Incidental Expenses:  Actual individual expenditures of under $17.00    Reasonable small expenditures where it is either impractical or impossible to acquire receipts may be claimed. Such expenditures would include such items as meter parking, coin telephone, subway tokens, reasonable gratuities for baggage assistance, etc.

For details of the Lakehead University travel expense claim policy click here  (latest revisions January 2015)
For questions or additional details please contact Valoree Walker, ReSDA Program Coordinator at

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