8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (CST), Monday – Friday
- Travel Supervisor
- Travel Accountant
- Travel Accountant
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. Avis or Budget 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.
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.
Please review the attached list of Rental Car FAQs.
Do we have a rental car contract? Who is it with and where can I find this information?
UWF has a contract with Avis / Budget. 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 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:
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.