This policy states the University’s policy on personal communication devices and home internet charges.
Personal communication devices may be an allowable expense if used for University business only, subject to approval by the department head. Such devices should be purchased through the Computing & Information Services (CIS) department and meet the requirements set forth in their application form. Personal cell phones, and associated on-going costs, are not allowable costs for Reimbursement by the University.
Home internet charges are not allowable unless the responsibility of the position is to maintain, monitor, and support a departmental computing environment and internet access is required if the employee works from home at Brown’s request and internet access is required.
Personal communication devices include cell phones, smartphones, and computer tablets.
Initiate a reimbursement for home internet charges using the Workday Expense Report Business Process.