Travel News

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| March 1, 2019

Fees for booking a flight have been reduced and after-hours service has been upgraded for individuals traveling on university business. Both enhancements are effective today.

The new booking fees for flights represent savings of up to 20 percent. Travelers who need access to an agent after normal business hours will receive improved response times because the university has upgraded to an exclusive service line.

| December 19, 2018

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the mileage reimbursement rate will increase from 54.5 cents per mile to 58 cents a mile for all business miles driven from Jan. 1, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019.

| July 30, 2018

In coordination with the recent announcement of the travel initiative , the OSU Travel Office will be conducting a monthly drawing for an Airline Voucher (valued at $450) through the first year of the travel initiative .

| July 17, 2018

The university is launching a new travel initiative that will have short- and long-term benefits, Executive Vice President Provost Bruce A. McPheron and Senior Vice President and CFO Michael Papadakis announced today.

Starting Aug. 1, individuals traveling on university business must book their flights and car rentals through Ohio State’s travel partners. People may continue to directly arrange local flights within countries where booking through outside travel agencies is impractical.

Ohio State renewed its commitment to operational excellence and resource stewardship in the strategic plan, and this initiative reflects that focus. Effective operations ultimately...

| June 11, 2018

Transportation and Traffic Management (TTM) and Ohio State’s Travel Office are working to streamline university-related travel options for the campus community. These efforts support the operational excellence goals outlined in Ohio State’s strategic plan to support the university’s academic mission.