Policy Highlights

  • Receipts are required for group meals.

Examples of business functions that fall under the definition of University Sponsored Events and rate limits are:

  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Retreats/Workshops
  • Training Sessions
  • Academic Colloquiums
  • Receptions
  • Orientations
  • University Official Functions specific to events hosted by the President, Chancellor or Center Dean
  • Board of Regents meetings
  • Business meetings including external stakeholder and business partners of the University
  • Hospitality or hosted meals between University hosts and job interview candidates or recruits
  • Departmental meetings

Maximum rates per person by location and meal expense type (inclusive of tax if applicable, gratuity and service charges) are:

Expense Within Wisconsin All Other Continental US All Other Locations – Including International
Breakfast $20 $23 $35
Lunch $21 $24 $40
Dinner $35 $43 $60
Refreshments/Break $12 $15 $20