Training & Resource Guides
eTravel System - Authorization & Expense
eTravel is the university’s web-based system that documents business travel authorization (including business purpose and expense estimates) and associated expense reports (e.g. reimbursements). The system was designed to accommodate all university business units (OSURF, OSUMC and UNIV).
System features include:
Specific administrative access roles are determined by the college/vp area for the initiation/approval of travel requests (T#) and payments. See Training & Resource Guides for Assistance.
Business Travel Discounts
University business travelers can realize negotiated discounts on published airfare when tickets are issued directly with the university’s preferred travel agencies.
Using one of the carriers listed below through the university’s preferred agency not only ensures discount on the fare purchase, but as the university’s spend with these carriers increases in volume, the university can leverage more substantial discounts in the future.
Airport Parking - visit links below for rates, reservations and periodic discounts for parking at the Port Columbus International Airport:
Rental Car - the university’s contracted suppliers for vehicle rental services include: National Car Rental, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz Car Rental.
Personal discounts for leisure travel may be found at Ohio State Human Resources (Buckeye Nation Rewards) and are not monitored by the Ohio State Travel Office.