Travel Services

Travel Services

The goal of the Travel Office is to provide efficient and responsive guidance for University travel needs in accordance with state-mandated travel regulations.  We strive to offer the highest level of customer service to the campus community and support the educational mission of UAFS.


Current Travel News


NEW VICINITY MILEAGE LOG - Use the new Vicinity Mileage Log when using your personal vehicle for driving vicinity miles only. PDF logo (PDF will open in a new tab) Vicinity mileage is Fort Smith and the surrounding counties. The Trip Optimizer form is not required for vicinity mileage.


Employees should use whichever form of transportation is the most cost effective for the University. In general, a trip of less than 100 miles (roundtrip) is most economical using a University motor pool vehicle or privately owned vehicle rather than a rental car. The Trip Optimizer tool will determine the most economical mode of transportation.  For personal mileage reimbursement, the traveler will be reimbursed the lesser of the rental car rate and the personal mileage rate. The current state allowance for Arkansas mileage reimbursement is $0.42 per mile.


Contact Travel Services


Paula Adams
Travel  Services Manager
Melissa Brown
Travel Services Coordinator