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 payment worktag. 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 payment worktag 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.

(NetID required.)

If you’re new to UCAR, please review the tips for getting started and frequently asked questions sections below.

Frequently asked questions