The Long Service Travel Award is available to eligible faculty members and employees who reach their 45-year milestone and at 5-year intervals thereafter.  The intent of this award is to provide complimentary travel for the employee and a guest

  • Employees will receive American Airlines travel certificates from the University of Miami
  • Employees who reach a 45-year milestone will be entitled to receive two certificates for economy class travel
  • Employees who reach a 50-year milestone will be entitled to receive two certificates for business/first class travel
  • Certificates can be used for travel to anywhere in the Continental U.S., Canada or Mexico


Eligible employees must adhere to the following guidelines to ensure a smooth process for obtaining their complimentary airline tickets

  • Certificates must be issued into a ticket within one year from the original award redemption date
  • Tickets must be purchased at least 14-days before the anticipated date of travel
  • At the time of travel, employee must be a full-time or part-time (working at least 50% or more) regular employee with the University of Miami
  • The University of Miami will pay for the cost of the ticket, including any taxes and booking fees.  However, the employee is responsible for any additional cost due to layovers, changes to the travel schedule, changes in planes or any other additional costs assessed by the airline