HOURCAR on (almost every) Campus
Sign up for an annual student plan with your .edu email address, and we’ll refund your $40 member fee as driving credit when your application is approved!*
*$40 driving credit will be applied after the annual membership fee is collected
HOURCAR is the University of Minnesota’s only on-campus car sharing provider. We have cars on all three U of M campuses. We also have cars on or near the campuses of Macalester, Augsburg, MCAD, St. Catherine & St. Thomas (Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses). Sign up today to take advantage of discounted rates for students, faculty, and staff at any college campus in the Twin Cities.
Ready to sign up? Anyone who is at least 18 and has at least one year of driving experience is eligible for HOURCAR!
Application fee: WAIVED
$40 driving credit applied to account upon application approval (for annual memberships only)
$40 annual membership fee/$4.50 monthly membership fee
$8.50 per hour
Night Owl rate: $5.50 per hour, 12 midnight – 6am
Daily rate: $65 weekdays, $75 weekends
100 free miles per reservation or daily rate, up to a total of 300 included miles if you have a 3-day reservation
Mileage beyond included: $0.40 per mile
U of M Departments
The same hourly rates as individuals with no annual or monthly membership fees. There is a one-time set up fee of $25 per driver.
U of M or Student Households
Streamline your and your partner’s account – one bill instead of two means half the hassle. Household members pay a single $40 annual fee.
Ready to start? Sign Up.
(Be sure to select the Student rate plan on your application.)
Important: To qualify, you must sign up with your .edu email and/or provide verifiable proof that you are a current student or employee (e.g. a current course schedule, a recent billing statement, or a scan of a valid student ID card).
Still have questions?
All fees are nonrefundable. Rates subject to 17.o75% tax in Saint Paul, 17.225% in Minneapolis. Includes: city sales (.5% in Saint Paul, .65% in Minneapolis) state sales (6.875%), Transit Improvement Sales and Use (.5%) and motor vehicle rental (9.2%) taxes