Before You Drive

Driver Certification Requirements

Community Service Vehicles
  • Community Service Vehicles
  • Managed by Leadership Development and Community Engagement
  • 5 vehicles are available for use by Registered Student Organizations (RSOs)
Safe Ride
  • Service provided by Northwestern that offers safe and free transportation across campus as an alternative to walking somewhere alone
Motor Pool
  • SOFO coordinates for Student Organizations
  • Drivers must have current Defensive Driving Certification
  • Advisor's signature is required on ALL applications regardless of distance traveled. For travel over a 150-mile radius from the Evanston campus of Northwestern University during the week (or 300 miles with an overnight stay on weekends), the additional signature of the Executive Director of Campus Life is required.
University Travel Services (Charter Buses, Hotels, Flights)

Charter/School Buses

Limo/Hired Driver Services

  • Campus Life Executive Director signature required if travelling outside the Chicagoland area.