Daily & Short-Term Rentals

UC Davis short-term rentals
In an effort to reduce social distancing and the risk of exposure to COVID-19, Fleet Services Motor Pool Office and Fuel islands will be closed on weekends, effective March 21st. Rental vehicles are available 24/7 through UCDrive. A Voyager Fuel card is located in the vehicle key pouch for off-site fueling if needed.

Rent for a day

Rental Rates

  1. Daily


  • Insurance and roadside services are provided by the university. 
  • Fueling cost is not recharged to the department.
  • Roadside assistance is provided through the National Automobile Club outside of Fleet operating hours. Learn more
  • Fleet vehicles are eligible to park in any A, C or E campus parking spots.

How to rent

  • Contact Fleet Dispatch Office at (530) 752-0787 during business hours
  • Submit an online Vehicle Request Form
  • Present a Fleet Dispatch Card*

*Similar to a credit card, a Fleet Dispatch Card is an alternative to a Vehicle Rental Request Form. Dispatch Cards are recommended for departments that frequently rent vehicles from Fleet Services. 

Reservations are strongly recommended as vehicle availability is limited. Reservations can be made up to 8 months in advance. 

Daily Rates

Vehicle Type


Charge per Mile 




Electric GEM



Vans – 8 Passenger/Cargo/Mini Passenger/Mini Cargo



Vans  – 12 Passenger/Cargo/Full Size Cargo



SUV Hybrids



4x4 SUV



1/2 Ton Pickup



3/4 Ton Pickup