Revised Spring 2020
Host expenditures may be incurred by or on behalf of employees or guests of the institution in the conduct of necessary business activities. Hosting must provide a benefit to the institution through the establishment of goodwill, promotion of programs, or the creation of opportunities in which the mission of the institution may be advanced.
Host expenses are limited to:
- Small gifts
All expenditures that are essential and part of a program, such as faculty and student recruitment activities, marketing, employee professional development, participant-funded events, and food supplied for academic programs are normal operating expenses and not host expenditures.