Updated On October 9, 2019 - 3:29pm

UC Travel Center Offering Travel Sessions on Dec. 2

The UC Travel Center will offer two Travel Sessions on December 2, 2019. 

Travel Sessions – Monday, December 2, 2019

Where: Room 11360, Charles E Young Research Library, 280 Charles E Young Dry N, Los Angeles CA 90095 (Main Conference Room)

When: Monday, December 2, 2019

Select from two sessions: Morning (9 a.m. – noon) or Afternoon (1 p.m. – 4 p.m.)

Registration required - Go to www.lms.ucla.edu and search for course code: “Travel Sessions” by clicking on “Find a course” icon on the homepage.

Morning session:

9 – 9:05 a.m. Introduction by Diana Rapista

9:05 – 9:45 a.m. Traveler Insurance/Export Control: Join our special guests, Tara Brown from UCLA Insurance and Risk Management,  for a  discussion on travel security and insurance program when traveling on behalf of the University, and Ann Pham from Export Control Office for a discussion of what you need to know when traveling abroad, especially to sanctioned countries.

9:50 – 10:30 a.m. Travel Accounting: General overview of travel reimbursement policy, with focus on common expense types, receipt requirements, UCLA campus guidelines and frequent reasons for delay, presented by Mindy Dietrich, Lead Auditor.

10:35 – 11:15 a.m. UC Travel Center: Overview of new UC Travel Center services: Hotel Virtual Payment/Hotel Direct Bill, Meeting and Group Planning, Leisure Referral Program and Concur (our recently launched Online Booking Tool).

11:20 a.m. – Noon Car Insurance & Travel Perks (Why Connexxus): Yasmin Sidi from UCOP Central Travel Office will highlight the significance of UC’s car rental program and share value-added benefits airlines and hotels offer to UC travelers: priority boarding, preferred standby, upgrade opportunities and much more.

Afternoon Session

1 – 1:05 p.m.   Introduction by Diana Rapista

1:05 – 1:45 p.m. Car Insurance &Travel Perks (Why Connexxus)Yasmin Sidi from UCOP Central Travel Office will highlight the significance of UC’s car rental program and share value-added benefits airlines and hotels offer to UC travelers: priority boarding, preferred standby, upgrade opportunities and much more.

1:50 – 2:20 p.m. Traveler Insurance/Export Control: Join our special guests, Tara Brown from UCLA Insurance and Risk Management for a  discussion on the travel security and insurance program when traveling on behalf of the University and Ann Pham from Export Control Office for a discussion of what you need to know when traveling abroad and especially to sanctioned countries

 2:25 ­– 3:15 p.m. UC Travel Center: Overview of new UC Travel Center services: Hotel Virtual Payment/Hotel Direct Bill, Meeting and Group Planning, Leisure Referral Program and Concur (our recently launched Online Booking Tool).

3:20 – 4 p.m. Travel Accounting: General overview of travel reimbursement policy, with focus on common expense types, receipt requirements, UCLA campus guidelines and frequent reasons for delay. Presented by Mindy Dietrich, Lead Auditor.