For travel associated with research and extension activities,  such as diagnostics, field or community site visits,  please use the portal found at https://researchtools.ifas.ufl.edu/apps/essentialActivities/  Approval at the DED level and then at the UF/IFAS Dean’s level will be considered approval for this travel.
May take 2 to 4 days to approve

For travel that is not associated with research and extension-related travel, for example professional development and conference travel, please submit these requests via the following portal: https://researchtools.ifas.ufl.edu/apps/essentialTravel/

Approval at the DED level and then at the UF/IFAS Program Dean’s level will be considered approval for this travel.
This may take 10 to 20 days to approve.