University Vehicles

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University Vehicles

Fleet Services is a division of Parking and Transportation at The University of Iowa. The vehicle fleet consists of 500 vehicles, from compact sedans to fifteen passenger vans.  All vehicles are available for lease and several different classes of vehicles are available for daily rental by University Departments for personnel on University business.

black and white sedan cars in a row displaying University of Iowa dome logo on driver door


Contact Fleet Services

Here is a map to our location at 155 West Harrison Street.

Fleet Services Dispatcher: (319) 384-0564

Fleet Services Shop: (319) 335-5105

Hours of operation

Customer service office:  7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Fuel Island: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


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Frequently Asked Questions For University Vehicles

Can I drive fleet vehicles with an international driver’s license?
No, International driver’s licenses are not accepted. Puerto Rico and other US territories are considered international and cannot be accepted.View Details
Can I drive a Fleet Services rental vehicle with an out-of-state driver’s license?
Yes, you can drive a rental vehicle with a valid out-of-state driver’s license.View Details
I have been told that I could not drive a fleet vehicle because of my driving record. Where can I find information on this criteria?
Fleet Services and the Department of Risk Management review driving records to ensure that all drivers meet established safety criteria.View Details
What’s the difference between a cargo van and a maxi-van?
A cargo van has space for two passengers and the remaining is used to haul cargo. A maxi-van has seating for a driver and up to 14 passengers.View Details
Do I have to train to drive a maxivan if I’ve driven one before?
Maxi-van training is required for everyone requesting use of a 15-passenger van.View Details
How do I use the gas card provided with the rental/fleet vehicle?
Fleet Services provides a fuel card with each rental/fleet vehicle. When purchasing fuel, you will be asked for a PIN or Driver ID number.View Details
If I pay for fuel or maintenance on a rental/fleet vehicle, will I be reimbursed?
Yes, however, Fleet Services provides full maintenance and fuel purchasing options so you should not need to pay for anything personally.View Details
Can I purchase E85 fuel for my personal vehicle from Fleet Services?
At this time, E85 cannot be purchased directly from Fleet Services. However, Fleet Services can provide you with a list of fuel providers where E85 can be purchased.View Details
Should I return my rental vehicle with a full tank of gas?
No. Fleet Services purchases fuel well below retail prices you see locally, therefore, there is no problem returning the vehicle with a low fuel level.View Details