Enterprise Driver Age Requirements

You must use the GVSU Contract Number XZ20775 when reserving to apply these Driver Ages.

Driver age requirements vary by the state in which the rental originates and the type of vehicle rented.

For Rentals Originating in Michigan

Rental Originating in Michigan

Driver Age Requirement

Additional Fee for Driver Age 24 or Under?

Can GVSU students drive?

Can  persons who are not GVSU employees drive?

Economy Sedan

18 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

Compact Sedan

18 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

Intermediate/Midsize Sedan

18 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

Full Size Sedan

18 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

SUV Intermediate

18 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

Mini-Van

18 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

SUV Standard

21 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

SUV Large

21 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

SUV Premium

21 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

12/15 Passenger Van

21 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

Cargo Van

18 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

All Truck Classes

21 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

 

  • You must use the GVSU Contract Number XZ20775 when making your reservation to apply these driver ages. 
  • There is no charge for additional drivers. Additional drivers must be authorized by GVSU and meet the driver age requirements, complete any required safety training, and have a valid driver's license.

For Rentals Originating in States Other Than Michigan

Rental Originating in States OTHER THAN MICHIGAN ***

Driver Age Requirement

Additional Fee for Driver Age 24 and Under?

Can GVSU Students Drive?

Can persons who are not GVSU employees drive?

Economy Sedan

21 and up              

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement  

Compact Sedan

21 and up              

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

Midsize / Intermediate Sedan

21 and up              

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

Standard Sedan

21 and up              

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement  

Full Size Sedan

21 and up              

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

Mini-Van

21 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement 

SUV Intermediate/Standard

21 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement 

SUV Large

25 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

12/15 Passenger Van***

25 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

Pick Up Truck

25 and up

No

Yes if they are authorized through the GVSU Student Driver Approval Process & meet the Driver Age Requirement

Yes if they are authorized through the Third Party Driver Exception procedure and meet the Driver Age Requirement

*** For rentals originating In New York state, drivers must be age 18 and up for compact cars, intermediate cars, full size cars, and intermediate SUVs.  Age 21 for standard SUVs and mini-vans.  Age 25 for large SUVs, 12/15 passenger vans, and trucks. 

You must use the GVSU Contract Number XZ20775 when making your reservation to apply these driver ages. 

There is no charge for additional drivers. Additional drivers must be authorized by GVSU, meet the driver age requirement, complete any required safety training, and have a valid driver's license.