Why Rent from Transportation Services?

Transportation Services provides clean, safe and reliable vehicles to meet the transportation needs of University departments. Maintained by a team of professional technicians, we provide cost-effective short-term and long-term (assigned) rentals. Vehicles include sedans, multi-passenger vans, box trucks and Suburbans. Rental rates depend on the type of vehicle and length of rental.

Vehicles are for official University business use only.


Address Transportation Services, 6789 Navigator Way
University of California, Santa Barbara
Goleta, CA 93117
Campus mail code 1040
Reservations (805) 893-2924
Garage (805) 893-3692 or (805) 893-8119
fax (805) 893-8327


  • Monday-Friday: 7:30am to 4:00pm

 Pool Vehicle Rental Rates


Sedan, Focus $55.00 $330.00 $1,100.00
Sedan, Prius Hybrid $55.00 $330.00 $1,100.00
9-passenger, 4WD
$86.00 $516.00 $1,720.00
8-passenger, 4WD
$114.00 $684.00 $2,280.00

Pickup Truck, Crew-cab

6-passenger, 1T, 4WD

Towing capacity 13,000 lbs

$109.00 $654.00 $2,180.00
Box Truck with Lift
(13.5' L x 7.5' W box)
$139.00 $834.00 $2,780.00
Minivan, Astro, Local Use
$65.00 $390.00 $1,300.00

Full-size Van,
10, 11, or 12-passenger

$73.00 $438.00 $1460.00

1 Weekly rate is 6 times the daily rate.

2 Monthly rate is 20 times the daily rate.

Note: Rates do not include cost of fuel. Although a fuel card is provided, cost of fuel purchased will be recharged with cost of rental.

A signed Towing Agreement is required prior to using any Transportation Services vehicle for towing a cargo/vehicle/vessel trailer. Tow vehicles must meet the necessary towing rating as specified by the manufacturer of the tow vehicle.

A signed Primitive Road/Off-Road Policy is required prior to using any Transportation Services vehicle on primitive (unpaved or unimproved) roads. Renting department will be held responsible for all expenses required to repair or recover vehicle when any portion of the rental is used on such roads.

Many roads and bridge crossings now require a toll to be paid. To avoid penalties, infrequent users may pay tolls online prior to travel or within a certain number of days after your trip.

Southern California: TheTollRoads.com

The Toll Roads / Irvine area
All toll collection on the 73, 133, 241 & 261 Toll Roads is electronic.
To avoid penalties, visitors and infrequent users of The Toll Roads may pay tolls online prior to or within five days after your trip.

You may also avoid the toll roads by staying on the 405 freeway.

Northern California: BayAreaFasTrak.org

FasTrak / Bay Area
To avoid penalties, visitors and infrequent users may pay tolls online prior to or within 48 hours after your trip.


Antioch Bridge    I-680 South Express Lane
Benicia-Martinez Bridge    SR 237 Express Lanes
Carquinez Bridge    I-580 Express Lanes

Dumbarton Bridge

   I-680 Contra Costa Express Lane
Golden Gate Bridge  
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge  

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge


San Mateo-Hayward Bridge



All University vehicles are self-insured. In the event of an accident please refer to the Drivers Accident Reporting Packet located in the vehicles’ glove compartment. Be sure to call the claims administrator Sedgwick CMS 1(800) 416-4029 and complete a Transportation Services Vehicle Damage Report.

Accident Contacts

Sedgwick Claims Management 1(800) 416-4029
UCSB Transportation Services (805) 893-2924
On-campus accident - UCSB Police Department (805) 893-3446
Off-campus accident 911
UCSB Risk Management (805) 893-2860


As a courtesy to other customers, reservations must be cancelled 24 hours in advance of the reservation pick-up date and time. Failure to cancel a reservation will result in a charge of $25.


If a vehicle is needed longer than the original reservation, the driver is responsible for notifying Transportation Services to request an extension.

To cancel or extend a reservation, please contact Wendy Devlin at (805) 893-2924 or by email to wendy.devlin@ucsb.edu.