Use of Goucher Vehicles

When reserving a Goucher vehicle for a trip please email the request to Cathy Hartka and Lucy Wurzbacher in the work management office at Cathleen.Hartka@goucher.edu and lwurzbac@goucher.edu.

Any faculty, staff and students driving a Goucher owned vehicle must be certified. Please plan ahead, and allow at least 3 weeks to get a driver certified. Please contact Therese Neal (mailto: therese.neal@goucher.edu) (in the Business Office) to begin this process.

Bus #1 rental, FMS will provide the driver. Van #2 you can request to have a driver or you can provide your own driver. All mini vans you will have to provide your own driver.

The following information will be needed to request a vehicle rental

Van Rentals

  • Account number to charge the trip
  • Location of trip
  • Date of the trip
  • Approved driver name
  • Pickup time/return time of van
  • What size van they need and how many people will be in the van

Bus #1 and Van #2 with a FMS driver only  

Same information as the van rentals plus the following:

  • Pickup time and location on campus
  • Pickup time from trip @ destination
  • Return time to Goucher

Driver Rates

  • Driver Rate $20.00 Regular hours
  • Driver Rate $30.00 Overtime hours, (Ask Lucy or Cathy for details)

Vehicle cost and maximum capacity

Mini Van #4, 5, 8 & 11 

  • 7 passenger mini vans – holds total of 7
  • Driver has to be an approved driver. Please see Therese Neal at X6175
  • Cost: $.50 per mile

Van #2 

  • 10 passenger van plus driver - holds total of 11
  • Driver has to be an approved driver. Please see Therese Neal at X6175
  • Cost: $.70 per mile

Van# 10 

  • handicapped accessible van - holds 7 passengers plus driver – holds total of 8  
  • Driver has to be an approved driver. Please see Therese Neal at X6175
  • Cost: $.70 per mile

Bus #1

  • 19 passenger van plus driver - holds total of 20
  • FMS has to provide the driver for the bus. Requires a CDL license.
  • Driver Rate $20.00 Regular hours
  • Driver Rate $30.00 Overtime hours
  • Cost: Bus $.94 per mile

Cancellation Policy

Please give us at least 24 hours’ notice if you will be canceling your rental reservation. If no notification is sent to Cathleen.Hartka@goucher.edu and/or lwurzbac@goucher.edu there will be a $20 cancellation fee per vehicle.

Suggestions for vendors if we cannot accommodate your trip

  • Zip Cars are located in the Dorsey lot
  • Whitcraft Bus Services (410) 343-2565
  • Enterprise Rentals for vans