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Mileage Reimbursement Rates

If you use your private automobile or aircraft for official university business, use the following rates to calculate your reimbursement amount.

Visit Requesting Reimbursement for Private Auto Mileage for instructions on submitting reimbursement requests through Concur.

Note: January 1, 2020 rate changes

  • The reimbursement rate for the use of a private automobile for University business travel has decreased from 58 cents a mile to 57.5 cents a mile.
  • The reimbursement rate for driving an automobile in connection with a move or relocation has decreased from 20 cents a mile to 17 cents a mile.
Transportation type Reimbursement rate
Privately owned automobile

57.5 cents per mile
Effective 01/01/20

58 cents per mile
Effective 01/01/19 - 12/31/19

54.5 cents per mile
Effective 01/01/18 - 12/31/18

53.5 cents per mile
Effective 01/01/17 - 12/31/17

Specially-equipped or modified automobiles for travelers with physical disabilities 40.5 cents per mile
Privately owned aircraft
(See also Using a Private Aircraft for UC San Diego Business Travel)
$1.31 per mile
Automobiles loaned to UC San Diego for assignment to UC San Diego employees (including vans) 33.5 cents per mile
Privately owned motorcycles Privately owned motorcycles are not authorized for use on UC San Diego business.
Privately owned automobile used for move/ transfer (for eligible employees only)

17 cents per mile
Effective 01/01/20

20 cents per mile
Effective 01/01/19 - 12/31/19

18 cents per mile
Effective 01/01/18 - 12/31/18

17 cents per mile
Effective 01/01/17 - 12/31/17

Find answers, request services, or get help from our team at the UC San Diego Services & Support portal.

Note: this page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/mile/rates

Notice: UC San Diego travel policy, as published in Blink, is decisive. It has been adapted to UC San Diego's organization, delegation of authority, terminology, chart of accounts and processing applications. The source for UC San Diego travel policy is UC Travel Policy and Regulations (PDF).