Office of Travel Services

Business Travel Expense (BTE)

The Business Travel Expense (BTE) account is used to pay for airfare for non-MSU individuals or MSU group travel (students or employees of MSU).

Non-MSU (participants, interview candidates, and student recruits)

The department contact will contact Travel Leaders to obtain an airfare quote.

  1. Send to Travel Services at travelhelp@msstate.edu:
    1. BTE form
    2. MSU A-08 form
    3. Airfare quote
  2. Travel Services will contact Travel Leaders to verify airfare ticket amount and authorize Travel Leaders to purchase.

MSU Group Travel

  1. The department contact will contact Travel Leaders to obtain an airfare quote.
  2. Send to Travel Services at travelhelp@msstate.edu:
    1. BTE form
    2. Airfare quote
    3. Copy of group leader's MSU A-03/A-04
    4. List of participating names and MSU ID numbers (9-digit numbers)
  3. BTE travel for consultants should include a copy of the P&C 322 and HRM 323 forms. These forms can be found at https://www.procurement.msstate.edu/procurement/forms/index.php.

    Contracted Travel Agency:
    Travel Leaders, Inc.
    Starkville Office:
    Phone/Fax: 662-323-5007
    Travel Services:

    Phone: 662-325-8817 (Main Line)
    Fax: 662-325-0840

Contact Information

640 McArthur Hall
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Phone: 662-325-8817
Fax: 662-325-0840