Travel


Hours

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (CST), Monday – Friday

Paula Harding

Phebe Scully

The University Travel Office is responsible for the timely auditing and processing of the University travel expenses incurred by employees and authorized individuals. Close cooperation between UWF’s departments and the University Travel Office is essential to ensure the University's compliance with state laws dealing with prompt payment. The Travel Office is also available to help explain travel rules and regulations to the University departments through phone calls, emails or in person.  We aim to keep the University community informed and compliant with Florida Statutes by providing courteous and attentive service.

The Travel Office can assist you with questions or concerns about prepayments of registration fees for conferences and conventions, use of the Wright Express gas card, travel advances and foreign travel rates and per-diem. Enterprise is the preferred vendor for UWF travelers in need of rental vehicles.

Meals, Per Diem, and Mileage 

Meal Rates are $6, $11, and $19.
Per Diem for meals and hotel is $80.
The Mileage Rate is 44.5 cents per mile.

Prohibited Travel

Per FL Statute 112.061(3)(e), University travel is prohibited to countries listed as a state sponsor of terrorism by the United States Department of State.

Travel Information
Forms
Frequently Asked Questions

Do we have a rental car contract? Who is it with and where can I find this information?

UWF still has a contract with Enterprise.  For complete car rental information please read the Rental Car document. 

What is the mileage rate? Where can I find this information?

At the present time the mileage rate is 44.5 cents a mile.  For complete mileage information read the Mileage‌ document. 

What travel agency can we use for airfare quotes?  Where can I find this information?

For complete airfare information please read the Airfare document.

At the present time we have not listed the agencies you can use for airfare quotes, but we have several for your use. The name and phone number of the agencies are listed below. Please call them directly for your airfare quotes. They are:

Majestic Travel---934-3597
A Ticket to Ride--477-2044
Fillette Green-----434-2543
Elite Travel------- 478-7740

What is the meal allowance? Where can I find this information?

There are 3 Travel classifications for meals and at the present time the meal rates are:
Breakfast $6.00
Lunch $11.00
Dinner $19.00

For complete meal allowance information please read the Meals document.

What is the new Per Diem Rate? Where can I find this information?

You have a choice when you are on Class A or Class B travel. You can claim a flat per diem, or actual lodging plus the State meal allowance.  At the present time the Per Diem rate is $80.00 per day.  For complete meal allowance information please read the Per Diem document.

I have incurred extra expenses while on my business trip. What receipts do I need to turn in when I return? Where can I find this information?

For complete information and a list of the expenses that receipts are required for as well as the ones that receipts are not required for, please read the Other Expenses‌ document.

 

For any questions that are not covered here or if you have additional questions and need help, please call Phebe Scully in Travel at (850) 474-3049.

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