University employees required to use mobile devices for business purposes will obtain personal mobile plans and will be reimbursed by the University via additional pay, within the approved additional pay amounts ($50/$100/$150). This must be for a business purpose that cannot be accommodated with a landline phone, university Internet access, pager or other less expensive communication device. These guidelines outline SoIC’s specific requirements for these supplemental pay allowances. Nothing in these guidelines, including exceptions, can conflict with University Policy I-480 (http://wwwpolicies.indianaiu.edu/~vpcfo/policies/categories/financial/accounting-administration/iFIN-ACC-I-480.html-mobile-devices-and-internet-access.shtml).
The employee must demonstrate a business purpose when requesting a supplemental pay allowance. Business purpose includes items such as, but not limited to: