Car-sharing is an on-campus alternative to owning your own car and is becoming a popular option in the Twin Cities.

  • 24/7 access to vehicles
  • Minimum age is 18
  • Rates include gas and insurance

University Departments! Car-sharing can work for you too. It’s a perfect solution to your short-term vehicle needs – for meetings, research, meals or transportation for a visiting colleague.

On Campus Option

HOURCAR, operator of Evie Carshare, is the largest carshare operator in Minneapolis and St. Paul. HOURCARs fleet comprises a range of fuel-efficient hatchbacks, sedans, utility vehicles and pick-up trucks. Evie is all-electric, providing one-way trips within the Home Area in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the U of M campus.

Sign up for HOURCAR and get access to Evie too, allowing you to make reservations for both services via the Evie Carshare app.

  • $25 one-time registration fee for University students, staff and faculty
  • No security deposit
  • HOURCAR Student Plan rates are $6/hour or $45/day
  • Evie Carshare Student Plan rates are 18¢/minute, $9/hour, or $66/day
  • Charging/gas, insurance, and 24/7 roadside assistance included
  • Convenient on-campus HOURCAR locations:
    • Washington Avenue Ramp — 2 vehicles
    • Oak Street Ramp - 1 vehicle
    • Pillsbury Court - 1 vehicle
    • ST. PAUL
    • Commonwealth Terrace Cooperative — 1 vehicle
  • Convenient Evie Carshare locations:
    • 2+ Hour Parking with the City of Minneapolis & City of St. Paul
    • Residential permit required streets are included
    • Regular on-street parallel parking spots