March 6, 2017

February 22, 2017

February 2, 2017

Take the survey and provide feedback for a chance to win

The Central Travel Office needs your help assessing the UC travel program. Take the survey by February 17 and enter a raffle to win two Delta Airline economy tickets for travel anywhere in the United States and fifteen Southwest Airlines "A Status" upgrades. Thanks to your feedback, the Central Travel Office and T&E Team are able to continue improving your travel experience.

January 3, 2017

December 14, 2016

Direct Bill Southwest "Wanna Get Away" fares, Global Entry, flights from Oakland to London, STA travel to Cuba, Find It feature

Coming soon: Direct Bill Southwest “Wanna Get Away” fares with Southwest Airlines Direct Connect

March 22, 2016

Based on your feedback, we're clarifying the university's travel policies in order to standardize how we process travel reimbursements. Understanding what's expected will help ensure a quick and easy reimbursement experience.

December 10, 2015

November 4, 2015

October 5, 2015

CFO Rosemarie Rae shared T&E project metrics and feedback in a presentation to the management team in Letters and Science on September 16.

Metrics:

  • Customer satisfaction surveys = 36% rate the experience better than previous
  • Reduced bounce back tickets = 8 day to 6 day turnaround and reduced monthly tickets by 1,000
  • Travel website hits in just the 3 weeks since go-live = 2,326

Feedback:

Campus travelers took full advantage of the second on-campus opportunity to apply for TSA Pre-Check enrollment. More than 575 participants attended the September 14-18th sessions, making the total attendance for the two events just over 900. Comments about the event included, “Great idea and initiative!” “Wonderful service and communications. Love it!” 

The T&E Team thanks all who participated. We’d like to acknowledge the fantastic job done by AP/Travel Manager Dan Parnas and AP Analyst Donna Duncan, whose work made the event possible.

May 19, 2015

As the Office of the CFO and Campus Shared Services continue efforts to improve the campus' experience with travel and entertainment (T&E), we're pleased to report you're experiencing quicker reimbursement processing and we're offering tips to help you prepare for summer business travel.

April 24, 2015

The Office of the CFO and Campus Shared Services continue efforts to improve the campus' processes for travel and entertainment (T&E). Our goal is to make your T&E experience easier so you can focus your time on more important work that supports UC Berkeley's mission.

March 19, 2015

Dear Faculty and Staff,

In response to your feedback, the Office of the CFO and Campus Shared Services recently launched a project to improve the campus' processes for reimbursing travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses. The overarching goal of the project is simple: to make your T&E experience easier so you can focus on more important work that supports Berkeley's mission. With input from faculty focus groups and based on guidance from campus administrative officers, we're pleased to announce several policy clarifications related to our two key priorities: