National Car Rental / Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Sustainable Purchasing

NOTICE: Effective August 1, 2018 - Personal use rentals with National/Enterprise for eligible U-M users will no longer include damage waiver coverage or third party liability coverage for rentals in the USA.

This is a strategic contract for car rentals, via the CICPC - BIG 10 Purchasing consortium to National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car for business and personal use. See the ORDERING INFORMATION tab for eligibility details. This company is also a supporter of sustainability initiatives, consistent with the university's values. 

Sustainable Purchasing

Enterprise Holdings Sustainability has identified sustainable items within their product line that are available for purchase by the University.

Sustainable products


Ordering Information

Rentals are paid via PCard (Business use) and credit card (Non-Business use) by reserving online with National or Enterprise Rent-A-Car.The university PROHIBITS the rental, lease, or operation of 15 passenger vans.

ELIGIBLE RENTERS FOR BUSINESS USE (Contract rate includes Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) and Liability coverage.)

  • Current University employees
  • Current University Contractors, Consultants and students on University business with department's written authorization.

ELIGIBLE RENTERS FOR NON-BUSINESS USE (Contract rate does NOT include Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) and Liability coverage.)

  • Current University employees
  • Immediate family members of current University employees (must reside in the same household)
  • University Students (currently enrolled) ages 21+
  • University Student Organizations or Clubs
  • University Retirees

    Insurance: Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) and Liability coverage is included in the University rate program for rentals originating in the United States for business use only. 

    • For personal use rentals, the LDW is NOT included. 
    • For any rental originating outside the US, including Canada, contact National/Enterprise after making the reservation so they can confirm coverages.

    Taxes: Michigan Sales Tax will be waived, but renter is responsible for any county fees, city and airport surcharges, fuel, out-of-state and rental taxes. Contract rates do not include fuel, upgrades or optional charges.

    Booking for University Visitors: When reserving vehicles for university visitors, the reservation should be in the visitors' name, the visitor must pay for the rental with their own credit card and submit receipts to the department for reimbursement.

    Additional Information

    University employees are encouraged to apply online to National's Emerald Club

    Supplier Contact

    For general inquiries, or to organize an event, contact:
    National Car Rental
    Meghan Thomas
    Phone (216) 338-7529

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car
    Ann Arbor Office:  (734) 327-2600
    Amy Lagrow-Rogers
    Phone:  (734) 620-1257

    Procurement Contacts

    Contract Administrator - Primary:
              Name: Jeff Rabbitt
              Phone: (734) 764-9232

    Contract Administrator - Secondary:
             Name: Ian Pepper
             Phone: (734) 647-4981

    Procurement Agent:
             Name: Denise Weisgerber
             Phone: (734) 615-8660