travel forms


renting vehicles

gas cards


travel verification letters




Registered Student Organizations are allowed to travel as part of an organization-related trip anywhere off-campus.  Due to the inherent risks associated with travel of any kind, and associated federal mandates set forth by the Clery Act, please submit the forms below no fewer than 10 days prior to the travel date.  This is for DOMESTIC travel only.  Learn more about International Travel.

Travel Forms (Domestic)

Master Travel Form: This should be filled out by the trip coordinator or organizer. Only one of these needs to be submitted per trip at least 10 days prior to departure.

Participant Travel FormEach traveling participant must complete at least 10 days prior to departure.  If you are traveling multiple times throughout the year, you only need to complete this ONCE per academic year.  If you are unsure if you have completed, email us.

International Travel

Student Organizations are required to register their travel with the Office of International Programs NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE.  Visit the following link to find the forms and requirements needed for international travel  (use the Group International Travel section).  Please also be aware of the University International Travel Policy.  


Registered Student Organizations are upheld to these policies:

Renting Vehicles through Enterprise

Enterprise Rates through MSU contract:

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Sm/Med SUV




Large SUV




Premium SUV




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Reserve Enterprise

Registered student organization are eligible to rent through the contract MSU has with Enterprise.  Please NOTE: The list of vehicle prices include 12-passenger vans, HOWEVER, MSU students are not allowed to travel in vehicles larger than 10-passenger.

  • Funded Clubs (through the student organization fee), RESERVE through OSE.  Fill out this FORM.  If you plan to travel frequently throughout the year, please email Mandy St. Aubyn and she can set you up with a system to reserve your own vehicles.
  • If you do not have funding, you can contact Enterprise directly at 406-522-0407.  Give contract number:  XZ63MSU
  • Anyone 18 years and older, with a valid drivers license, are able to drive these vehicles.
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and $1 Million Combined Single Limit (CSL) Liability is included in the rates.  There are contract exclusions if used in inappropriate ways, please VIEW HERE.
  • Eligible for campus delivery, or pick-up at their NEW LOCATION: Behind JC Billion Auto Group 4780 West Babcock Street.

Personal Vehicle Use

  • Clubs are also able to use personal vehicles, however, will not have any liability coverage.  Personal automobile insurance coverage will considered primary coverage. The university provides no coverage and will assume no responsibility for repairing damage to a personal vehicle.
  • All policies and registering club travel still applies.

Gas Cards

Student organizations with funding for travel are eligible to check-out gas cards from OSE with personal OR Enterprise vehicles.

reserve gas cards

Travel Verification Letters

The Office of Student Engagement (OSE) can provide a letter sent to you via email verifying your registered student organization travel that you can then provide to faculty IF YOUR TRAVEL IS CONFLICTING WITH ACADEMIC/COURSE OBLIGATIONS.   You MUST have submitted your participant travel forms (found at top of this page) BEFORE requesting this.

These letters will include:

  • Travel dates as have been provided to OSE on travel forms;

  • A statement that OSE can verify this as legitimate student organization travel;

The letter will be an electronic document that you can then either print and hand deliver to faculty members or could be emailed too one or more faculty members. Letters WILL NOT ask faculty to excuse students from class or class work, nor will these letters provide any sort of an endorsement of the club activity, they will merely be verifying the information that you, as a traveler have already provided to the faculty member verbally. These letters SHOULD NOT BE THE FIRST TIME ANY FACULTY MEMBER HAS HEARD ABOUT YOUR TRAVEL AND THE CONFLICT WITH THEIR COURSE. You should have spoken with them about the situation prior to providing this letter of verification

Decisions to excuse absences and/or allow for exceptions to be made to assignment due dates are at each, individual faculty members discretion and no letter generated by the OSE guarantees any particular outcome to these negotiations between students and faculty members.

The OSE must have also received the MASTER TRAVEL FORM (submitted by your trip coordinator) before they will issue these letters. Link to this is found at the top of this page.

To request a letter be generated and emailed to you, please submit the appropriate travel verification form NO LATER THAN 5 days before departure. Any letter requests submitted outside the 5 day window will not be accommodated.

Student Org Travel Form  Club Sports Travel Forms


Club Travel FAQs

OSE will let you know where after you reserve, most likely  Enterprise at their NEW LOCATION: Behind JC Billion Auto Group 4780 West Babcock Street.

Clubs who have student organization funding for club travel are eligible to use the gas cards with both.

No! MSU students are not allowed to travel in vehicles larger than 10-passenger.  SUVs and Vans hold 7 people total and are the largest vehicles in the Enterprise fleet available to MSU students.

18 years and older with a valid driver’s license if you have club funding.  If you are not using club funding, must be 21 years or older.

No, unless they are a coach (paid or volunteer).  Coaches are considered official MSU volunteers.  If they plan to drive or travel with the club, they must visit this page and fill out the form at the bottom:  A copy should be retained in OSE. 

No.  As long as your trip has a student trip leader (or club leader), then you do not.

  1. Vehicles not yet delivered to motor pool location or delivery not requested:
    Cars - less than 24 hour notice, $20 per rig.
    Vehicles other than cars - less than 36 hour notice, $35 per rig. (these vehicles are more expensive and they may have had to bring the vehicle in from another location)
  2. Vehicles already delivered to motor pool location:
    Full day charge unless roads are listed as emergency travel only.
  3. For Monday early AM departures:
    Vehicles are delivered Friday afternoon, so all cancellations for early Monday will have to be done before Friday at 2pm.

If the road conditions are listed as emergency travel only, then this does not apply HOWEVER you must NOT pick-up the vehicle from Enterprise if this is the case, otherwise you will be charged.

As soon as you know your travel dates and number of travelers, contact us.  Enterprise runs out of vehicles quickly due to high demand, especially larger ones.

Please work through the OSE if your club has funding, do not call Enterprise directly. If you do not have funding, you are able to call Enterprise directly and arrange your own vehicle needs.  If you wish to receive the MSU pricing and ability for 21+ drivers to drive, use contract number 63MSU01.