Rice University is changing the travel and expense process.

What is Concur? Concur is Rice’s user-friendly integrated travel and expense process automation. It is a web-based system that centralizes travel booking, out of pocket travel reimbursement, PCard reconciliation and cash advance processing.

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The travel system offers faculty and staff traveling on university business a better, faster way to book and manage travel and handle expenses for trips. This system features an online booking process and includes all major airlines. The goal is to provide a best-in-class travel experience for faculty and staff. Use of this system is strongly encouraged in order for Rice to maximize pricing benefits.

Christopherson Business Travel (CBT) will manage travel for Rice and coordinate use of the new online booking and expense technology, which is powered by Concur. We encourage you to use CBT for international travel, and for travel with complex and unique requirements or restrictions. Christopherson also fulfills airline, hotel and car rental ticketing on behalf of the on-line travel system.


With Concur, expense reports are easy to file, and reimbursements will be direct deposited to the employee’s or student’s bank account for those individuals that are enrolled in direct deposit. The improved expense report process offers pre-populated reports with the option of uploading receipts from your mobile device. Your mobile device can also be used to prepare or approve an electronic expense report.

The Controller's Office is located in the Cambridge Office Building, also known as COB, at the intersection of S. Main street and Cambridge street.

In this building you will find the the following Departments:

The Cashier's Office is a division of the Controllers Office, however, it is located in the Allen Center, directly behind the Cambridge Office building.

Our Location:

Cambridge Office Building
6100 Main Street MS 70
Houston, Texas 77005-1827