Funding - Sessional Instructors

Sessional instructors are eligible to claim Professional Development expenses as follows.

Who is eligible Amount
Purpose Details
Sessional Instructors $500 Professional Development Reimbursement Once per semester






When you are ready to make your submission, complete the claim in Concur (see below). All claims must be accompanied by supporting documentation including original receipts, along with bank and credit card statements for proof of payment. When complete, contact the Financial Clerk to book an appointment to review and submit the claim.


All PDR submissions must be submitted using the University’s Concur. Claimants are still responsible for signatures and original receipt submission. Please see below for detailed instructions. All claims must be submitted via Concur.

About the Sessional Lecturer Professional Development Reimbursement

In the interest of creating opportunities for teachers to learn new skills and develop new pedagogical methods that enrich the undergraduate learning experience, the University provides a Professional Development Reimbursement Fund for use by Sessional Lecturers. The purpose of this fund is to offset costs to the Sessional Lecturer to participate in academic conferences/seminars or to purchase materials in support of their professional/academic development. Sessional Lecturers are entitled to a maximum of $400.00 per semester in which they work. PDR details are outlined in Appendix C of the CUPE 3913 Unit 2 Collective Agreement.

In the event of a discrepancy between this page and the Collective Agreement, the Collective Agreement shall be considered the final authority.

For complete information, please refer to the details contained on this web page: