TRAVEL INFORMATION & FORMS

Travel Forms, Rules and Expense Reports

Q&A on New Travel Policy


Car Rentals

The University of Akron, along with the Inter-University Council of Ohio, has entered into a vehicle rental contract with the following agencies:


Enterprise Rent a Car

To create an online reservation, and rental rates visit the link below: https://uazips.sharepoint.com/:f:/t/PurchasingDepartment/Ett2Z86otNlMmlC6-c6jR9EBZLFWq9hKTspmFD-wjk4-wg?e=WbFXLt

The Hertz Corporation:

To create an online reservation, and rental rates visit the https://uazips.sharepoint.com/:f:/t/PurchasingDepartment/Et61LM8Uj2hNnrBGImP4JfsBSShAV0lDNJDDeRWQsTR_pQ?e=gGziB2


Need a hotel? 

The University of Akron has partnered with Campus Travel Management to provide a listing of hotels across the United States.  This link can also be provided to visitors traveling to UA.

  • Step 1: click on the partner portal, then to your campus: https://campustravel.com/portal/
  • Step 2: once on the hotel logo page, look on top for the line that says: To review rates for all hotels, click here.
  • Step 3: enter check-in and check-out dates for any upcoming high volume event, then click “Search”    

    All hotels with available space will appear, sorted by price, from lowest to highest

    • No service fees.
    • No price markup or surcharges
    • Free customer service
    • 80% of the commission returned quarterly
    • Perfect for travelers with delayed bookings or as an alternative to groups


    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: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm;
    • Agent Desk & Support: 330-864-8816/330-864-8510; Toll Free # 800-535-9300;
    • After Hours Emergency number: 1-877-636-3354 to be used before 9:00 am and after 5:00 pm local time Monday through Friday. (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: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm / Saturday 9:00 am - Noon;
    • Agent Desk & Support: 330-929-4426;
    • After Hours Emergency number: 330-289-9000 to be used before 9am and after 5pm local time Monday through Friday. (Extra charge may apply - Use only in an emergency)

    Tax Exempt Forms

    Please Email Purchasing@uakron.edu for a copy of the current tax exempt form.  You can also access the form in the Secured Forms Library on the Purchasing, For Departments, Forms website.