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UC Travel Management Council

Find out about UC San Diego's role in improving Connexxus, UC’s travel program.

The University of California systemwide Travel Management Council works to identify potential cost savings and improve efficiencies for travel. UC San Diego actively participates in these UC efforts to leverage strengths and opportunities of systemwide travel management while promoting support for the needs of UC San Diego travelers.

Activities

The Council evaluates travel activities and services. Its activities include:

  • Council members nominated by UC Controllers and CFOs work under direction of the vice president of UC Financial Management.
  • Members work in organized teams to provide input and leadership for strategic sourcing travel activities. They develop strategies to strengthen UC travel practices and add value, flexibility, enhanced services, and convenience. The teams focus on:
    • Air travel
    • Hotels
    • Car rental
    • Online booking and travel agency services
    • Systems, data and policy management
    • Athletic/ teams travel

Discounted rates

Discounted rates for air travel, hotel and car rental are accessible through Connexxus.