Travel, Entertainment & Reimbursements

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The University of California (UC) Central Travel Office has a systemwide car rental program with Enterprise, Hertz, National, Dollar and Thrifty that offers business travelers the most economical pricing, including comprehe

May 17, 2023

UCOP rescinded previously issued interim guidelines advising that remote workers may be eligible to be reimbursed for travel to their university location when University business requires their presence onsite.

April 18, 2023

The first SCM e-course training is now available in the UC Learning Center and focuses on using MyExpense, the reimbursement submission system.

April 17, 2023

The Central Travel Office would like to remind our travelers that you do have rights when it comes to accepting or rejecting changes to already booked tickets.

March 14, 2023

Guidance on tuition reimbursement for professional development.

March 14, 2023

The UCOP Central Travel Office continues to promote the travel program, across all 10 UC campuses and 5 medical centers, by offering UC travelers access to many value added benefits, such as priority boarding, preferred seating and upgrade opportunities.

January 17, 2023

The University of California's mileage reimbursement rates for expenses incurred in connection with the business use of a private automobile will increase in accordance with the Internal Revenue Service standard mileage rates published in IRS

January 11, 2023

Southwest Airlines has notified business clients and travel management companies, including the UC Travel Center (UCTC), that tickets purchased through a General Distribution System (GDS) expiring effective July 28, 2022 a

December 14, 2022

The state of Georgia has been added to the state of California's ban on state-funded travel. The prohibition was implemented as a result of discriminatory legislation signed into law this year by those states and brings the total of states banned under Assembly Bill 1887 (AB 1887) to 23.

December 7, 2022

The University of California Office of the President has increased the maximum per person amounts for the reimbursement of travel and entertainment expenses, effective July 1, 2022.

September 14, 2022