Medill Local Travel Reimbursement

Medill students are eligible to apply for limited and approved reimbursement for local, Chicago-bound transportation costs related to reporting work in this course. Medill students receiving Financial Aid may apply for up to $150 in reimbursement. Medill students not receiving Financial Aid are eligible to apply for up to $75 in reimbursement. Reimbursable transportation expenses include: public transit fare, taxis, ride-booking services such as Uber, parking and car rental.

This reimbursement option is only available to undergraduate Medill students who are enrolled in some 300-level Evanston-based Medill journalism courses. Reimbursement payments will be processed after final grades post. Students must earn a final quality grade in a course in order to receive a reimbursement payment.
For questions or concerns, please contact:

Lucas Williams
Program Coordinator, Student Affairs | Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a screenshot of professor approval of the transportation costs as related to the coursework. Screenshot should be of an email from professor. You must have documented approval from your professor before you incur the costs.
  2. Please upload all receipts for qualifying expenses (in one document or photo). Note that Medill will reimburse students receiving financial aid up to $150 per course and students not receiving financial aid up to $75 per course