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Cart Loaner Program

Mail Services provides an electric cart loaner service for departments and individuals who need an electric cart for short-term use. Use of the carts must be for Institute related needs only. Carts can be loaned for a minimum of one hour up to several days. All operators must abide by Caltech cart policy guidelines and in addition operators must have taken the cart safety training course provided by EHS. Click HERE for training course information. The loaner cart fleet consists of one 5 passenger cart and several cargo/equipment carrying carts. Please specify type preferred.

The electric cart loaner program supports the Caltech Sustainability Programs efforts to reduce cart purchases and traffic on campus properties. Any damages resulting from usage are the responsibility of the department renting the cart. Cart rates are $20.00 for a minimum of one hour. Daily use maximum charge is $40.00 for 8 hours.

For questions, contact Mail Services ext. 6371 or send an email with subject line “Cart Loaner Request” to

To reserve cart , email and provide the following information:

  • Pick up Time Requested  
  • Return date and time
  • Department Name
  • Dept contact
  • Cart Operator name
  • Purpose of use
  • PTA to charge for rental