The Travel Office serves the campus and facilitates travel for faculty, staff, students, and guests of the University of Arkansas by proficiently processing travel payments, offering training and tools to administrators and travelers alike, and providing interpretation and guidance regarding State of Arkansas Travel Regulations and University processes and procedures.


Workday Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Policy

University-sanctioned and coordinated domestic travel for students, faculty and staff is allowed while following all U of A policies and safety guidelines before, during and after travel.

No longer will a Spend Authorization be required for any in-state travel, UNLESS it is a requirement by your department.

Any international travel will need to go through Study Abroad. Spend Authorizations  WILL ALWAYS BE REQUIRED for all International Travel.

A Spend Authorization for out-of-state domestic travel is strongly encouraged in order to commit the funds, and in some departments, may be required. 

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Last updated 7/8/2021

 State of Arkansas Travel Regulations

 International Travel

Academic Policy 1835.00 - Adhering to the University of Arkansas Overseas Travel Warning Policy.  It is the responsibility of staff, faculty and sponsoring unit (e.g. department, institute, center, etc.) to comply with and enforce the international travel warning policy.  All faculty, staff, and students traveling outside of the United States on a U of A related activity are required to register their travel before they initiate a request for travel authorization. Click here for additional information.

1. Traveler or Proxy submits International Travel Registration here: https://studyabroad.uark.edu/international-travel/index.php

2. If 1835.00 policy is triggered, the traveler prepares 3 documents to formally Petition for Exception to the International Travel Policy:

a. Petition For Exception - Must be signed off by Department Chair or equivalent, Dean or equivalent, and traveler. If Division of Agriculture employee, it must also be signed off by Division Associate VP.

b. Justification – During COVID-19 times, refer to the COVID-19 Travel section to address the four bullet points listed in the justification.

c. Waiver – International travelers must be prepared to sign a release & waiver

3. Email all 3 Petition for Exception documents to intltrav@uark.edu, which will be routed to IEAC Council for recommendation to Dean of Graduate School & International Education, who will make a final recommendation to the Provost. The Provost makes the final decision.

 Information for Travelers & Administrative Staff

 Travel Office Staff

The Travel Office strives to provide the highest level of customer service to the campus community.   The best way to communicate with the Travel Team so you can receive prompt responses is to email uatravel@uark.edu.  All members of the Travel Services team monitor the uatravel@uark.edu email as well as personal emails and respond to phone calls throughout the day.  We ask that you send all items to the departmental email allowing us to address each item as it comes in to help us work more efficiently to serve your needs.  The Travel Office has been moved to Uptown West Campus  (across from Panera Bread).

Kim Gilbert Manager of Travel Services

Carol Wade Administrator of Travel Reimbursements and Contract Services

Elizabeth Miller Administrator of Travel Credit Card Services

Elena Degago Travel Analyst

Dorothy Landerito Travel Support Specialist 

 If you need alternative (written) documents or forms, contact Business Services at (479) 575-2551 or 4help@uark.edu.