How to sign up for UCAR

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Please note the following:

  • It can take up to one business day before your UCAR account is active.
  • Only one reservation is allowed per new budget for the first 24 hours.
  • Reservations will auto-cancel if not picked up within 12 hours.

UCAR is a conveniently located and economically priced Fleet Services rental vehicle program available for hourly rentals. UCAR is dedicated to supporting the short-term transportation needs of the UW community for education, research, outreach and business. Any UW member with a valid UWNet ID, driver’s license and successful completion of Fleet Service’s Driver Safety & Awareness Training will be able to reserve and access the UCAR 24/7. 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.

Below are instructions on logging in for the first time, placing a reservation and modifying an existing reservation:

  1. Logging into the new system for the first time.
  2. Making a UCAR reservation.
  3. Updating a reservation.

If you need assistance call 206-221-3594 or email

Frequently Asked Questions