Hosted Meals


Hosted Meals Checklist

Hosted Meal expenses include breakfasts, lunches, and dinners at University sponsored events or business functions that are not purely social in nature. Events such as: SoHE-hosted events, faculty and staff recruitments, visiting scholars, or for development purposes.

Rates: Maximum rates are based on actual expenses incurred and include tax and tips or required gratuities up to 20%.  See below for specific rates.

ExpenseWithin the State of WIOutside the State of WI
Refreshment Break$10$10

Hosted Meals should not be confused with individual meals reimbursed as part of the Meals and Incidentals per diem allowance associated with travel.

For the full policy related to the above, please see the UW-Madison Reimbursement/Travel Policies: