Garage Services

UCSB Transportation Services garage

Our primary focus is the safety and reliability of the University fleet, achieved by performing regularly scheduled safety inspections and preventative maintenance on the more than 300 vehicles located here on campus. Service is provided every 12 months or 5,000 miles, while service for Police vehicles is performed every 6 months or 5,000 miles.

Preventative Maintenance Services

  • 35+ point inspection, including brakes, steering, suspension, exhaust, etc.
  • Oil and filter change
  • Lubricate chassis
  • Rotate tires
  • Air/fuel/transmission filter at appropriate intervals
  • Flush coolant/brakes at appropriate intervals
  • Differential service at appropriate intervals

Other Services

  • Vehicle repair
  • Aftermarket/upgrade equipment installation
  • Custom fabrication and welding
  • Smog check and annual reporting

Labor Rates

  • Assigned-vehicle recharge work: $80/hr
  • Department-owned vehicles: $96/hr

Fueling Station

  • 6,000 gallons above-ground gasoline tank (unleaded 87 octane)
  • 2 dispensers
  • Petro Vend Fuel Management system
  • 24/7 operation available (requires access card after hours)

Car Wash

  • 7:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Transportation Services staff (when available) or self-operated
  • Hand operated pressure washer (safety training required)
  • Vacuum cleaner for interior
  • Cleaning supplies provided


Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday: 7:00AM to 5:00PM