TN Department of Finance and Administration

General Reimbursement Rates

Standard mileage rate $0.585
Maximum parking fees without receipt $8.00 per day
Fees for handling of equipment or promotional materials $20.00 per hotel

Employees are to utilize the U.S. General Services Administration CONUS (Continental United States) rates provided by the federal government. The CONUS rates are located on the U.S. Government's web page at Use the CONUS standard rates for all locations within the continental United States not specifically shown on the web page as a listed point.

In-State Travel Reimbursement Rates

In-state lodging and meal rates follow the CONUS rates for Tennessee.  The standard lodging rate of $96.00 and the standard rate of $59.00 for meals and incidentals should be used for all in-state locations not listed below.

Counties Maximum Lodging Maximum Meals & Incidentals

Davidson (Nashville)
(February - June)
(July - August)
(September - November)
(December - January)


Shelby (Memphis)

$123 $69
Williamson (Brentwood/Franklin) $125 $69
Hamilton (Chattanooga) $109 $64
Knox (Knoxville) $102 $64


Standard Out-of-Country Rates

Day of Departure & Return Maximum Lodging Maximum Meals & Incidentals
Actual exp or 75% of M&I Actual Expense Actual expense or $74.00

(Per diem amount only to be used when receipts are not available)

MTSU Travel Policies

For additional information, please refer to the addendum to University Policy 658 - Travel or contact travel personnel at 898-2941 or 898-2942.