National Car Rental / Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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.


Refer to SPG 507.10-1 Travel and Business Hosting Expense Policy for guidance on booking travel for U-M business.

Rentals can be booked through the U-M online booking tool, via CTP agent assistance, or with National or Enterprise Rent-A-Car directly. Rentals should be paid via PCard (Business use) or personal credit card (Non-Business use). The university PROHIBITS the rental, lease, or operation of 15-passenger vans.

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 the renter is responsible for any county fees, city and airport surcharges, fuel, and out-of-state or 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 visitor’s name, the visitor must pay for the rental with their own credit card and submit receipts to the unit for reimbursement.

University employees are encouraged to apply online to National’s Emerald Club.

Effective August 1, 2021 – Contract eligibility has been updated
Business Use:
 U-M Employees & Staff, Contractors/Consultants on U-M contracted business (Reservation is made by U-M, rental charges are paid by the renter then reimbursed by U-M), Students age 18+ on U-M sponsored business, U-M sponsored student groups on U-M business.

Non-Business Use: U-M employees renting for personal use.

NO LONGER ELIGIBLE: U-M retirees, students, alumni, and employee spouses or other family members renting for personal use.

Supplier Details:

Contract Type:
University Contract

Supplier Contacts:

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
Myles Greene

Procurement Contacts:

General Goods & Services Team