Arriving and Exploring WKU
The University will pay for two (2) round trip airfares per person during the assignment, for stints of two (2) consecutive semesters (fall and spring semesters). The University will pay for one (1) round trip airfare per person during the assignment, for a one (1) semester stint (fall or spring semester). Employees will be reimbursed a maximum amount of up to $3,000.00 USD/round trip (departing from the employee’s home location, arriving in Wenzhou and returning back to the employee’s home location) towards an economy fare which shall be broken down as $1,500.00 for a one way trip and $3,000.00 for a round trip ticket. This award may be shared by (not duplicated for) spouses, civil-union partners and immediate family members who will travel and reside with you. Employees seeking reimbursement for airfares will be required to have pre-travel authorization and, should they wish to schedule their own travel, will be required to obtain additional authorization.
Most employees will arrive at Wenzhou Longwan International Airport. A WKU Welcome Team will be present at the airport to assist with transportation to your new housing arrangement. All future flights may be booked at either the Wenzhou Longwan International Airport, Hong Kong International Airport, or Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
Employees will be reimbursed $1,000.00 USD for expenses incurred during relocation. This reimbursement is awarded one time only. Reimbursement request claims must be submitted in accordance with Wenzhou-Kean University established guidelines. Please keep all receipts for expenditures to provide for reimbursement upon your arrival.
Helpful Travel Hints and Local Excursions:
Our faculty members teaching at and visiting Wenzhou-Kean have prepared an informational Insider Tips and Travel Guide for your convenience. Please note: the information contained in this travel guide is not provided directly from the Office of Human Resources.
The information above is subject to change based on University policies.