BruinCar: Rides That Make Sense
BruinCar provides quality, sustainable rental vehicles that save you time and money. Our wide range of vehicles are exclusively available for official university business by campus departments and student groups only. Additionally, BruinCar will work with your department to arrange a Lyft or Uber for those short, one-day trips. With BruinCar, you never have to worry about out-of-pocket expenses since everything is recharged back to your department.
|rent a car||reserve a lyft/uber|
24-hour on-campus drop-off/pick-up
|24-hour on-campus pick-up/drop-off|
|Free campus parking||No need for parking|
|UC insurance||No need for driver|
|Below market fuel cost||UC recharge billing|
|No sales tax|
|UC recharge billing|
|Rent a BruinCar||To reserve a ride, contact your Reservation Authorizer.|
Reserve, Pick-up and Go
- Reserve your BruinCar through the online reservation system
- Pick up your vehicle anytime in Parking Structure 8 on level 2 using BruinCar's 24/7 self-service system
- Complete and return the vehicle inspection form located within the vehicle and head on your way
Please note: First-time users need to complete our tutorial before using the online reservation system. Please see below for more information.
rental Vehicle Types
BruinCar Rentals offer a wide variety of vehicles ranging in size and price:
- Intermediate Sedans
- Midsize Sedans
- Passenger Vans
- Pickup Trucks
- ...all varying in price
Whether you are traveling alone or in a group, BruinCar has a vehicle to fit your needs. Our hybrid vehicles seat up to 5 people, while our passenger vans seat up to 8 people.
Need something else?
BruinCar can facilitate specialty rentals. Call the BruinCar office during business hours at (310) 825-2963, option 1, or email us at BruinCar@ts.ucla.edu.
Convenient On-Campus Location
BruinCar Rentals are conveniently located on campus and can be picked up and returned in Parking Structure 8, level 2.
If your rental came from an external rental agency, transportation to/from campus will be provided.
During weekdays, pick-up locations are at these designated 14 zones.
- Must complete our tutorial on the reservation and pick-up process. Your account will be set-up within 5 business days.*
- Please review the UCLA Administrative Policies & Procedures on University Rental Vehicles and BruinCar Terms & Conditions.
- Frequently Asked Questions
*Depending on department authorization process.
BruinCar offers 24-hour roadside assistance, along with UC insurance on all their vehicles, giving you peace of mind on the road.
Additionally, BruinCar provides each driver and vehicle an accident reporting packet to help walk drivers through the reporting process in the case of an accident.
Email: BruinCar@ts.ucla.edu | Phone: (310) 825-2963, option 1 | Fax: (310) 206-5105
555 Westwood Plaza, Suite 106
Los Angeles, CA 90095
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday