UW Fleet Services offers short-term vehicle rental for official university business. UCAR is a conveniently located and economically priced Fleet Services rental vehicle program available for hourly rentals. Trip tracking occurs automatically and billing is charged directly to a UW budget number. A copy of the receipt is sent to the reservation contact and department billing contact via email.
Who can rent a vehicle
Vehicle rental is available to UW faculty, staff and students. Any employee or student may reserve and access a UCAR 24/7 for university business provided they have:
- A driver’s license.
- A budget number with authorization to charge to it.
- Completed Fleet Service’s Driver Safety & Awareness Training within the last two years.
All passengers must be eligible riders.
Sign up and request a new UCAR rental
You must sign up for UCAR and be current with your Driver Safety & Awareness Training before requesting a new rental. Check your training status.
If you’re new to UCAR, please review the tips for getting started and frequently asked questions sections below.