Job Candidates

  • Yes, Section 19.9 of the Board of Regent Business Procedures Manual (BPM) discusses non-employee travel. Job candidates are subject to the allowable limits and conditions as discussed in the BPM. The only exception is that job candidates are not able to book their travel through Concur.
  • Yes, however, they will need to complete a cost comparison to show it will not cause an additional cost to the University. The cost comparison should be completed at the time of booking and be submitted with the expense report.
  • Job candidates should book Economy class airfare, from their nearest major airport. If they would like to upgrade their airfare or alter the location of travel, they may do so at their own expense. A cost comparison for the round-trip from their home location to Atlanta should be documented if other way points are included.
  • Yes, non-employee travel expenses such as airfare and lodging can be paid for with a P-Card.
  • It is possible to pay for lodging. However, it does require Agency Head Approval. This can be obtained by submitting a request via with the traveler’s address and the agenda or itinerary.

  • Yes. The following hotels are available:

    • Kennesaw
    • SpringHill Suites
      3399 Town Point Dr. NW
      Kennesaw, GA 30144
      (770) 218-5550
      0.6 miles

      Hampton Inn
      2136 Kingston Ct.
      Marietta, GA 30067
      (678) 460-1160
      2.5 miles


  • The per diem in Cobb County is $50.00 per day. This breaks out to $13.00 for breakfast, $14.00 for lunch and $23.00 for dinner. 
  • Based on Section 19.9 of the BPM, a job candidate must perform a service to the institution, such as a presentation on subject matter applicable to the position applied for. Consideration provided to the candidate for this service would be the reimbursement of travel expenses.