COAR has its own minivan for use by COAR staff and council. Other campus groups can also request use of the van when it is not being used for COAR purposes.
The van is a silver Honda Odyssey minivan. It is parked in the Steam Plant lot on Thorton & College streets. The van has a dedicated parking space marked with a blue placard that says “CCE Van.”
Who can drive the minivan:
In order to use the COAR minivan, all student drivers must have gone through van familiarization through Parking Management or made other arrangements with the Center for Community Engagement to be trained. UMW employees do not require training. All drivers must possess a valid driver’s license. All drivers are insured by the UMW insurance policy.
How to reserve the minivan:
COAR Council can request the minivan through COAR staff. All other requests should go through the Center for Community Engagement using this form. Please request at least 3 business days in advance.
Preference is given in the following order: 1. COAR programs; 2.Office of Community Engagement programs, events, and meetings; 3. All other university uses on a first-come, first-served basis.
How to pick up the minivan:
After you reserve the minivan for a specific day and time, you will be contacted with information regarding how to pick up the keys. Keys are located at the Office of Community Engagement (Suite 320 in the University Center). The vehicle will be in its designated spot unless other arrangements have been made.