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Non-Reimbursable Expenses

Pepperdine University will reimburse or directly pay properly substantiated business expenses. Personal expenses are payments for activities that primarily benefit the individual and will not be reimbursed. The following link shows a sample list of such expenses (this list is not intended to be all-inclusive): NON-REIMBURSABLE EXPENSES. Go to Section 4.1, item 12.

Here is a copy of this list:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Barber and hairdresser expenses
  • Clothing
  • Donations
  • Gasoline purchases (excluding rental cars)
  • Golf fees
  • Hotel health club fees
  • Lost or theft of personal property
  • Lost or theft of travel cash advances
  • Meal points on employee ID cards
  • Medicine and Medical expenses
  • Membership fees to warehouse club stores (Costco, Sam's Club, etc.)
  • Motorcycle rentals
  • Movies or video rentals
  • Payments made to individuals
  • Payments made to service providers
  • Personal credit card fees or penalties
  • Personal reading materials (magazines, books, newspapers, etc.)
  • Repairs, maintenance, or towing of personal vehicles
  • Toiletry items
  • Traffic fines or penalties


Graduate School of Education & Psychology
Pepperdine University
6100 Center Drive, 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90045-1590
Fax: (310) 568-5755