1. Passport Processing – Longer Lead Time Required

    Please be aware that new passport requests are projected to take up to 18 weeks for processing. Please plan your travel accordingly. According to the Department of State, “Routine service can take up to 18 weeks from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received. The 18-week timeframe includes up to 12 weeks […]

  2. Return to Travel Guide

    Many campuses have begun to remove booking restrictions. The resources below are designed to faciliate a smooth booking process and trip and answer potential questions for those who need a refresher.  What Changed UW System UW TravelWIse Website is now administered by UW System (previously administered by Fox World Travel) New travel rate calculator (lodging maximums […]

  3. New Risk Management Student Drivers Liability Policy in Effect 8/1/2021

    The University of Wisconsin System, as a unit of the State of Wisconsin, is protected by Wis. Stat. s. 895.46 (1). This coverage protects the UW System, its officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses arising out of any acts considered within the scope of employment and operations. […]

  4. Real ID Deadline Extended to May 2023

    DHS Announces Extension of REAL ID Full Enforcement Deadline

  5. Fox World Travel Contract Amendment

    An amendment has been made to the Fox World Travel Contract at the request of UWSA leadership. We have reached an agreement that any airline sourcing fees will be paid up front, when requested ($205). Campuses should plan accordingly. In exchange, we no longer have an annual spend minimum. These changes were necessary due to […]

  6. Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test Result or Recovery from COVID-19 for All Airline Passengers Arriving into the United States

    The CDC has recently issued a new order, effective January 26, 2021, that requires all travelers arriving to the US from a foreign country to get tested no more than 3 days before their flight departs and to provide proof of the negative result or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 to the airline before […]

  7. 2021 New Mileage, Motorcycle and Turndown Rates

    Effective January 1 2021, the IRS Standard Mileage Rate for 2021 is down 1.50 cents to 56 cents per mile. The motorcycle rate has changed from 54.5 cents 54 cents per mile, and the turndown rate is 36 cents effective with travel 1/1/2021.