BruinCar: Rides That Make Sense

Why BruinCar?

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. With BruinCar, you never have to worry about out-of-pocket expenses since everything is recharged back to your department. 

BruinCar Benefits

  • 24-hour on-campus drop-off/pick-up
  • Free campus parking
  • UC insurance
  • Below market fuel cost
  • No sales tax
  • UC recharge billing

Rent a BruinCar


Reserve, Pick-up and Go

  1. Reserve your BruinCar through the online reservation system
  2. Pick up your vehicle anytime in Parking Structure 8 on level 2 using BruinCar's 24/7 self-service system
  3. 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 TypesToyota Camry


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 [email protected].


Convenient On-Campus LocationMap to campus location - near parking structure 8


BruinCar Rentals are conveniently located on campus and can be picked up and returned in Parking Structure 8, level 2.

In addition to the on-campus pick-up and drop-off location, BruinCar offers an on-campus self-service fueling station, which is open 24/7 and located at Fleet Services (741 Charles E. Young Drive).

If your rental came from an external rental agency, transportation to/from campus will be provided.


First-time users

  1. Must complete our tutorial on the reservation and pick-up process. Your account will be set-up within 5 business days.*
  2. Please review the UCLA Administrative Policies & Procedures on University Rental Vehicles and BruinCar Terms & Conditions.
  3. Frequently Asked Questions

*Depending on department authorization process.


Customer CareCustomer Service Person


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.



BruinCar Office

Email: [email protected] | Phone: (310) 825-2963, option 1 | Fax: (310) 206-5105


555 Westwood Plaza, Suite 106
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Office Hours        

12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday