Car sharing comes to campus

Image of a car with the words "Enterprise CarShare"Thanks to Enterprise CarShare, a car is one less thing to bring to college this fall.

Enterprise CarShare is a new service on campus that will offer the convenience of car sharing and help reduce parking congestion in the campus area.

Students, faculty and staff can sign up now for Enterprise CarShare and enjoy access to two cars parked on campus this fall at the stadium lot and Recreational Eagle Center Lot.

CarShare is an inexpensive transportation alternative that allows members to enjoy the benefits of a having car while only paying for the vehicle when it is being used. The CarShare program is limited to personal use only; the vehicles cannot be used for UW-L business, be expensed to a UW-L procurement card or reimbursed.

Now until Aug. 1, 2014, Enterprise CarShare is offering new members a discounted annual membership fee of $10 (normally $35) and each new member will receive $35 in driving credits. UW-L students, faculty and staff with a credit card and valid driver’s license can sign up for the program at www.enterprisecarshare.com/uwlax and enter promotional code CAMPUS2014 on the application.

UW-L students age 18 and older are eligible for membership in Enterprise CarShare, which offers 24/7 access to hourly, daily and overnight rentals. Members reserve a vehicle online, then access the vehicle using a membership card and return it to the same location. Fuel, basic physical damage and state-required liability protection are included in the standard rate plan.

Students, faculty and staff can join today by visiting www.enterprisecarshare.com/uwlax.

More information about CarShare is available by visiting www.enterprisecarshare.com, the Enterprise CarShare Facebook page, or by following @carshare on Twitter.