Expense Report Attachments Job Aid

This brief job aid provides tips for attaching and removing documentation from Expense Reports.


Employee Expense Report Attachments

  • Expense documentation (receipts, policy forms, mileage map, per diem rates, foreign currency rates, etc.) must be scanned and electronically attached in the Expense Report.
  • Consult with your school or department for document retention guidelines.


Navigate to NUFinancials > Expenses Tile > Create Expense Report (or use Navigator > Employee Self-Service > Travel and Expenses > Expense Reports > Create/Modify > Find an Existing Value or Add a New Value).

Under General Information, click Attach Receipt

Attach Receipt

Click Add Attachment.

Add Attachment

Click on My Device. A Device could either be your computer, tablet, or your phone.

Select the item you wish to upload. Then, click Upload, then Done in the upper right.

   My Device Select File               


Enter a Description
To remove an attachment, click Edit and select the checkbox for the items you would like to delete.
Then, click the Trash Can icon.
Click Done.

For a comprehensive overview of Expense Reports in MyHR Learn, see the Expense Reports in NUFinancials eLearning course. 


For additional assistance please contact the IT Support Center at 847-491-4357 (1-HELP) or email servicedesk@northwestern.edu.


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