Non-Employee and Interview Candidate Travel Guide

Information on travel, lodging and reimbursement processes for non-employees and interview candidates.
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Interview candidates and non-employee visitors must follow the travel information found on the Visitor's Travel Guide.

Local Hotels

The host department will make the lodging reservation in the visitor's name to ensure the room is billed at the state rate and is tax exempt.  The reservation information will be emailed to the visitor. The visitor will pay for the lodging and then submit the original receipt to the department for reimbursement. Most hotels are approximately 2 miles from campus.

  • Cobblestone Hotel & Suites - 715/233-0211
  • The Hampton Inn - 715/231-3030
  • Best Western - 715/235-5664
  • Motel 6 - 715/235-6901
  • Super 8 - 715/235-8889

Rental Car Information

If planning to drive from a distant city or airport, check with your contact person at UW-Stout to discuss the possibility of renting a car prior to making the trip.

If the host department agrees to the use of a rental car, see the Visitor's Travel Guide for contract vendors and booking code.

Shuttle To and From Menomonie

Groome Transportation/Airport Service offers transportation from the Minneapolis Airport to Menomonie. Access their websites for pricing and scheduling information.

If planning to drive from a distant city, it is necessary to check with your contact person at Stout to discuss this choice prior to the trip.


The host department will complete the expense report for the visitor. The visitor is responsible for retaining all receipts and remitting them to the host department.