Public Safety is located in 1313 Columbia Building (CLMB). Community members have 24-hour card swipe access to the main building doors to connect with Public Safety, or call 24-hours a day 206.296.5990. The business office is open Monday - Thursday 8:30am to 4:00pm and Friday 8:30am to 3:00pm
Vehicle Rental Information
Seattle University Public Safety and Transportation supports our campus community with vans that can be rented once a student or employee has completed the steps to become a university authorized driver. All vehicle rentals are paid via department budget. The university has a limited number of vans that can be rented on a first come first serve basis which are rented through the Public Safety and Transportation office, in support of academic and student programs. When community demand exceeds our van resources, we have partnered with Enterprise Rent-a-Car to coordinate additional rental vehicles. Vehicles rented from Enterprise will have to be picked up and dropped off at the Enterprise office off campus.
All rental vehicles for university-related programming and events will book reservations through the online EMS system. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com. E-mails are addressed during business hours Monday-Friday.
If your vehicle rental will be processed through Enterprise, the SU Transportation office will complete the reservation with Enterprise and send you a confirmation. To pick up the Enterprise reserved vehicle, the confirmed authorized driver will need to go to the Enterprise Capitol Hill office located at 1605 Boylston Ave. Seattle (Just North of Boylston and Pine St. by the Seattle Central parking garage). The Enterprise office is open Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM and Saturdays 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM to pick up and drop off vehicles.
Rental vans may be reserved by current students, faculty, and staff for university business and activities. Other vehicles such as minivans, SUV's and passenger cars may be rented from Enterprise as needed. Departments will be billed the cost of the rental including any additional fees incurred.
All drivers must be authorized as a driver through Public Safety and Transportation. Driver Authorization must be renewed every year.
For detailed instructions, on how to become an authorized driver, please see our Driver Authorization page.
If you are already authorized to drive for this academic year and have an active EMS Web App account, book your vehicle reservation here. For information on how to rent vehicles please see our EMS Web App user guide. The EMS Web App user guide can be found on the right-hand side of this page. On a mobile phone, it will be found at the bottom of this page.
* The safety of the Seattle University community members is of the utmost importance. University vehicle use will be restricted in hazardous weather conditions or if the vehicle will be traveling through an area that is forecast with hazardous conditions. Public Safety will make every effort to provide advance notification if a vehicle reservation will need to be canceled.