Charter requests must be submitted 7-10 business days prior to the scheduled event. All Charter requests must receive prior approval by Transportation and Parking (T&P). Please complete and submit the online form below. Or, you may complete and submit the form in person to the Transportation & Parking Office or fax to 773-834-5913. Once requests for Charter services have been confirmed by the appropriate vendor, the requestor will receive an e-mail confirmation from T&P. There is a 48-hour cancellation requirement or a non-refundable cancellation fee in the amount of the charter.
T&P contracts with two vendors to provide charter services for the University of Chicago. First Student, utilizes school bus vehicles and are available for charter service Monday-Friday, as well as weekends and can accommodate overnight charter requests. Passenger capacity is approximately 30-65 passengers, depending on vehicle type requested. First Transit, utilizes the UChicago white shuttles and are available Monday-Friday only, with capacity for approximately 30-passengers. Hourly rates for both vendors is $60.00 per hour. Both vendors require a service minimum of 2-4 hours.