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 

Travel Forms, Rules and Expense Reports

Q&A on New Travel Policy

Car Rentals

National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car are the preferred rental car suppliers for The University of Akron. Selecting one of the links above will provide you with special recognition and begin to consolidate spending, simplify program management and significantly reduce our car rental expenditures.  You may also call Enterprise direct at 330-434-2600.

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 $129(King or Double) 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 UAP, 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. 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. 

In addition, the University has a Rate and Service Agreement with multiple hotels within the Akron-Fairlawn area including the Hampton Inn by Hilton®, Homewood Suites by Hilton®, Courtyard by Marriott®, and Fairfield by Marriott® Akron-Fairlawn. Located in the popular Akron suburbs of Fairlawn & Bath, just over 10 miles from The University of Akron campus, our portfolio of proven hotels are known for providing desirable, well-appointed accommodations, and offering a service experience guests love. With free parking, complimentary breakfast* and a vast variety of restaurants and shopping nearby, these hotels are perfect for your next University of Akron retreat. For more Information, click here

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

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

Please Email Purchasing@uakron.edu for a copy of the current tax exempt form. 

Travel and P-Card Information

  • TRAVEL EXPENSE REPORTS - email reports to TravelExpenseReport@uakron.edu

    If you need to make an expense recharge to any previous month’s accounts, it will have to be submitted to the Controller’s Office on an Adjusting Journal Entry

    Please review the Controller’s web page for additional information (bottom of page), you may view the web page here.

Matthew Beaven

Title: University Enterprise Risk Manager/Travel
Dept: Purchasing
Phone: 330-972-6268
Fax: 330-972-5564
Email: beaven@uakron.edu