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Important Mileage Information 

  • Effective July 1, 2022 the mileage rate is .625 per mile.
  • January 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022 the mileage rate is .585 per mile.
  • January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021 the mileage rate was .56 per mile.
  • Mileage is calculated using Google Maps.
  • Travel voucher claims are limited to the shortest routes as specified below*, with intra-city mileage itemized separately.
  • Mileage from the travelers residence is allowed only if it is equal to or less than from UHCL.
  • Houston mileage claims over 48.8 miles round trip must indicate complete address and/or part of town; i.e. Sharpstown, Galleria, etc.
  • Mileage reimbursement for out-of-state travel may not exceed airfare cost. If a contracted airfare does not exist, the traveler must obtain a written airfare cost comparison  from the designated travel agency prior to travel.
  • Mileage can only be claimed on the traveler's personal vehicle.

* The number of reimbursable miles cannot exceed the number of miles of the most cost-effective route between two duty points. The shortest route is presumed to be the most cost-effective route.

Mileage List for Common Destinations - roundtrip mileage amounts for common destinations

UHCL Blanket Travel Area - this is a local map for knowing when to use your blanket mileage


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    Phone: 281-283-2270
    Fax: 281-283-2156

    North Office Annex (NOA II)
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 105
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours:
    Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.