Rental Cars & Motor Pool

Zipcar for Business

For business travel by PSU employees, you or your department have the option of utilizing Zipcars parking on campus. This option is best for short-term or one-day rentals. The cost of the rental is billed to a departmental index code. Zipcar offers dozens of vehicles and a variety of vehicle types throughout the university district. The flexibility of hourly rental rates may also help reduce costs. All users of Zipcar rentals for university travel must have a Zipcar membership. Employees may sign up for a Zipcar business account at no cost. To sign up, visit zipcar.com/psu or call 503-328-3539. Applicants must be 21+; pre-registration is required, and may take up to 1 week to process. so please plan ahead.

Hertz Car Rental

Vehicle rentals are also available through Hertz, at various locations throughout Portland. Hertz offers a wide range of luxury, sports, and hybrid vehicles. Please visit the University's Viking Travel page or call 503-725-4382 for more details.

Enterprise Car Rental

Enterprise rent-a-car is a preferred vendor for car rental services. Departments may use the University code for the rental of an economy vehicle or 12-passenger van;12-passenger vans are the largest vehicle available for PSU. Index code and contact phone number are required when booking. Visit the University's Viking Travel page or call 503-725-4382 for more details regarding how to reserve a rental through Enterprise.

Oregon Motor Pool

Departments can utilize the State of Oregon's Fleet & Parking Services, located in Salem, OR. Fleet & Parking Services rents vehicles to state and local agencies on a daily and long-term basis. In order to reserve a rental, you will need a current driver's license and your department's Motor Pool Checkout card. If your department doesn't have a current Motor Pool Checkout card, you will need to order one in advance of making the reservation.