Faculty/Staff Vehicle Pool

The Office of the Provost is pleased to offer the availability of a 2008 Chevrolet Uplander minivan for the purpose of transporting students to museums, conferences, presentations, performances and other events and experiences that complement classroom teaching. The acquisition of these vehicles address an initiative of Lewis University’s strategic plan, Vision 2006: Learning, Mission and Leadership, which calls for the provision of transportation to assist faculty integrate field experiences into course work that takes advantage of Chicago’s unique resources to enhance student learning.

The Chevy Uplander minivan is a roomy passenger van that can comfortably seat seven individuals (including the driver). It is air-conditioned and has all the amenities one would expect in a modestly equipped family mini-van. The van is part of the Lewis University Enterprise fleet and is regularly serviced by University contractors. The driver of the van must be a registered driver through the Office of Student Services and must be employed by Lewis University.

The driver of these vehicles is covered by University insurance policies. Specific University guidelines for operating the vehicle and for the transportation of students must be adhered to. Gasoline is complimentary. Tolls should be paid using the I-Pass in the vehicle.  Parking violations are the responsibility of the driver. 

Additional forms and information about reserving the vehicles can be found here:

The vehicle can be reserved by calling the Office of the Provost at extension 5796.