COVID Reimbursement Guidance

Reimbursement Guidance for COVID Related Travel

Prior Trip, After Trip:

  • As a general practice, UW is not paying/reimbursing staff to self-isolate in hotels prior and/or after the travel has taken place. 
  • Self-isolation would be up to the employee unless it is a requirement of the trip COVID Quarantine.

During Trip:

  • If a traveler becomes COVID positive during their travel, all meals and lodging are reimbursable depending on CDC, Airline guidelines and Country of destination guidelines.
  • No added expenses due COVID precautions that lead to personal preferences are not reimbursable. If it is a medical reason, please see ADA for more information

COVID Testing:

  • Must be required by UW Business in order to receive reimbursement
  • All COVID tests will be reimbursed through the “Covid Test” expense item on Workday NOT “Immunizations”
  • Receipt documentation is required