The College of Saint Rose provides transportation services for the Saint Rose Community.

Van Rentals and Reservations

The College owns a fleet of two 7 passenger mini-vans, two 8 passenger vans and six 12 passenger vans for use by members of the Saint Rose community. Anyone wishing to rent one of these vehicles must appear on the authorized drivers list.

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Vehicle Pick-up Location

Reserved vehicles can be picked up at Lima Hall Security Desk 24 hours per day. Please bring your College identification with you. After the guard confirms that you are indeed on the College’s authorized driver list, you will be issued vehicle keys and a mileage sheet. The keys and completed mileage sheet must be returned to Lima Hall Security Desk upon return.

Authorized Driver List

To become an authorized driver, stop by Security Headquarters, 340 Western Avenue and request the authorized driver form. You must bring your New York State Driver’s License when you come and you must have your department head sign-off at the bottom of the form before it can be processed. Out of state drivers should contact transportation at 518.337.4858.

Once the forms are completed and received, the process takes approximately two weeks. If your driving record meets the criteria, you will receive a phone call or email to schedule a road test.

Bus and Driver Reservations

Transportation Services will provide a driver along with your bus reservation.  The College department reserving the bus will be charged the following rates and fees:

  • Driver – $25.00 per hour/4 hour minimum
  • Mileage – per mile/average fuel cost for month
  • Tolls – paid by department, there are no E-Z Pass devices on any buses
  • Fuel Surcharge – will be added if fuel prices increase above $2.60 per gal for regular unleaded.



The College has an agreement with CDTA that allows College students and employees to ride free on any CDTA line, except for the Northway Express and STAR paratransit service. Just show your College ID to the driver to swipe through the bus fare box. Contact the ID card office at 518.485.3945 if you have further questions.

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