Earth and Planetary Sciences Vehicle Reservations

The EPS fleet consists of three 12-passenger Ford Vans, a Ford E-350 Cargo Van and a Toyota Tundra Double Cab Truck.

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CALENDAR LEGEND
CARGO VAN
STERLING TUNDRA
VAN 7771
VAN 7772
VAN 7773

RESERVATIONS

Instructions for reserving EPS Vehicles:

STEP 1:

Please check on the availability of department vehicles in the calendar and in the upcoming reservations list by clicking the button below:                 

STEP 2:

To request vehicle reservations click the button below:                 

STEP 3:

Reservations will show up on the calendar once the request has been reviewed and approved. Please double check that your reservations are accurate for the dates requested.

STEP 4:

If you do NOT see your reservation on the calendar and/or do not recieve a confirmation email, your reservation has NOT been finalized. Please contact Amy Kornberg amylkorn@ucsc.edu immediately for further assistance with your reservation.  

RECHARGE FEES 

The recharge rate for use is $2.31 per mile. A recharge FOAPAL must be entered when requesting a resrvation otherwise requests may not be accepted.  Please log mileage upon your return to campus. 

KEYS

You may pick up the keys and fuel cards for department vehicles from the field closet (E&MS C287).  Keys should be returned to the same location after use.

FUEL

Always return vehicles with a full tank of fuel. Fuel expenses associated with research should be paid for using research funds or personal funds to be reimbursed.

When fueling (regular gas), check oil level and tire pressure. These are especially important before long trips. In case of accident, refer to emergency packet in glove box.

HEADING OUT

Before driving please remember to double check the vehicle's condition and fuel levels.

ON YOUR RETURN

IMPORTANT!

-Please fill out the vehicle mileage logs online (links are located at the top of this page).

-Please DO NOT return vehicles to the Core West Parking Structure.

Park 12-passenger vans in "University Vehicle" stalls adjacent to Earth and Marine Sciences loading dock, along the green building, or on Steinhart Way.  Other EPS vehicles can be parked either on Steinhart Way or other available University Only Parking.

Please refuel, pack your trash, leave vehicles cleaner than you found them.  Please wash and/or vaccuum vehicles if they are left with excessive dirt, sand or mud. A shop vacuum is can be made available for you to use.