Physical Plant

Fleet Vehicle Use & Reservation

Muskingum University has a vehicle fleet consisting of:

3 10-passenger Vans
1 10-passenger Van Science Division*
3 7-passenger Mini Van
xx Pickup Trucks **

These vehicles may be reserved by members of the university community for university business only at a rate of $.61/mile.  The Physical Plant Services has been charged with the scheduling and maintenance of the fleet.

You are required to have a certified driver for any of the Universities Fleet Vehicles. In order to become an approved driver, an individual must successfully complete the driver safety course offered through Campus Police. For more information, contact Campus Police x8155.

This van belongs to the Science Department, which is given first priority in scheduling. It may be scheduled for use by other groups only when it is not reserved the the Science Division.
** Pickup trucks may be reserved for use after 3:30 p.m. and are restricted to local trips.

Reservation Procedure & Key Pickup

Vehicles may be reserved using the online Fleet Vehicle Request Form. The Physical Plant office will confirm by voice mail or e-mail that the request has been processed.

Keys are to be picked up and returned at the University Police Office. The University Police Office is located at 104 Montgomery Blvd.  All vehicles, with the exception of the Science Division van, must be picked up and returned at the Physical Plant complex.  The Science Division van is parked behind the Boyd Science Center near the Power Plant.

In addition, a Muskingum University Vehicle Trip Ticket should be picked up along with the keys and returned to Campus Police. The trip ticket must be filled out completely. A Purchasing Card (credit card) is also provided for the purpose of buying gas. All gas receipts must be returned to the Campus Police.

In the event that a university fleet vehicle is not available to be scheduled, Physical Plant Services will make every effort to reserve a vehicle from one of the following rental agencies:

  • Hertz Rentals in Cambridge Ohio - (No 10-passenger Vans)
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car in Zanesville - (they will also rent vehicles to University employees for personal use at the University at a discounted price with proper ID).

The rental companies work with the Physical Plant, they will bring your rental to campus and park it in the fleet lot along with University owned vehicles. You will need to pick up your rental vehicle as if you were picking up a University vehicle.

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