Policy on Vehicles

Use of NJIT vehicles by students may be authorized in connection with NJIT-sponsored activities or programs when other means of public or private transportation are unavailable.  Contact your Organization's Advisor or the Office of the Dean Of Students at (973) 596-3470 for details of the policy and clarification of procedures.  Approval as a driver of an NJIT vehicle will require:

  • Minimum age of 18 and class standing of sophomore or above.
  • A valid United States, Canadian or International driver's license.  If a vehicle accommodating more than 15 passengers is to be driven, the employee/student driver must possess a valid New Jersey Chauffeur's license.
  • Minimum of two years of driving experience.
  • No serious moving traffic violations (normally, up to three (3) points for minor violations will be allowed) within the prior three (3) year period.
  • No record of convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances, or for reckless driving.
  • No convictions for vehicular accidents resulting in damage in excess of $500 (bodily injury or property damage).
  • Written authorization by the proposed driver allowing Public Safety to check on the student's driving record.
  • Completion of the University-sponsored Van Driving Program if the vehicle being requested is a van.
  • Submission to Physical Plant (973) 596-3121 of a vehicle requisition and driver authorization application, both approved by Organization Advisor, at least ten (10) business days prior to the date a vehicle is needed.
  • For trips longer than 150 miles one way, an additional driver, or an overnight stay in the vicinity of the event is required.