TRAVEL INFORMATION & FORMS

 

Airport Parking - Cleveland Hopkins

Park Place Airport Parking Discount

  • $9.75 per day with valid University ID
  • $8.50 per day for AAA Member
  • $8.50 per day for AARP Member 

Rules, Expense Reports, Per Diems, Mileage

Pcard

Car Rentals

Overnight Accommodations

In addition to the list of overnight accommodations found in the link above, Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls has provided a discounted nightly rate of $125 to The University of Akron.  To reserve a room, click here, fill in the required information then select Find the Best Rate.  On the left under Rate Preferences select the SET/Corporate Account# box and enter 348453, then select Update.  Under the University of Akron section click on Select Your Room to view the options and reserve the room. 

The university also has a Rate & Service Agreement with the Courtyard by Marriott Akron Downtown hotel due to open March 2016. The agreement is valid to December 30, 2016 and applies to single/double occupancy; group bookings will be negotiated on a request basis. To reserve a room, click here, fill in the required information, select Corporate/promotional code, type UAP for the code; the rate should show $120.  Guest may also call Marriott Reservations toll free number, 800-321-2211, or call the hotel direct, 330-252-9228, and ask for The University of Akron rate. 

Contact the Department of Purchasing at ext 7340 or purchasing@uakron.edu with any questions.

Transportation Services

This is a current campus contract.  Secure services, receive the invoice, write "OK TO PAY", Contract# 281, speedtype, and a departmental signature, then forward it to A/P +6214 for payment processing.

Travel Agencies

University employees have the option to work directly with an experienced travel firm to book airfare. There are two contracted “Preferred” travel firms for business travel; both are experienced full-service travel agencies that specialize in Domestic, International, Leisure, Group and Student Group Travel,  etc.  *The University issued P-card is the preferred payment method.

CHIMA TRAVEL BUREAU 55 Merz Blvd., Akron, OH 44333  

Hours & Contact Info Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm; Agent Desk & Support 330-864-8816/330-864-8510; Toll Free # 800-535-9300; After Hours Emergency# 877-636-3354 to be used before 9am and after 5pm local time M - F (Extra charge may apply - Use only in an emergency) email: info@chimatravel.net 

ROY'S STOW TRAVEL 3500 Hudson Dr. #2, Stow, OH 44224

Hours & Contact Info Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm / Saturday 9am - Noon; Agent Desk & Support 330-929-4426; After Hours Emergency# 330-289-9000 to be used before 9am and after 5pm local time M - F (Extra charge may apply - Use only in an emergency)

Tax Exempt Forms

A list of states that have provided The University of Akron with tax exempt status and states that do not have sales tax. Please read the attached certificates to find out what the exemption is for, i.e. goods,  hotel stays, services etc.