Residence Life at Reed

Division of Student Life

Van Driver Certification

Qualifications for all Drivers

  1. Must be over 18 years of age.
  2. Must have no moving violations for a period of 3 years prior.
  3. Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license.
  4. Must have a minimum 2 years driving experience.
  5. Willingness to drive for multiple events for the college.

If you meet these initial qualifications then we can proceed with the training.

Training Schedule

  1. In-person safety reviews (part 1) will be done weekly 12pm Monday’s.
  2. Van certifications (part 2) will take place once or twice a month as needed/scheduled
    at a specific time TBD.
  3. Apply by filling out this form of interest in becoming a van driver. After your
    application is received we will follow up with the next steps in the training process.
  4. Review the following Van Training Manual prior to the in-person safety review.
  5. After reading through the information and completing the pre-test we will schedule
    your in-person group safety review. This is step 1 of the process and takes about 45
  6. After the in-person review we will schedule your drive time at a later date.
  7. Step 2 in the process and final step is the road test. The road test will take
    approximately 20 min of driving and 20 minutes of riding time set for a designated time.

Questions on the current van training, reservation process can be sent to Sharon Sanford Santa Rita and/or Will Symms.

Do not leave your driving certification until the last minute. Plan ahead and prepare for your event. This is a serious process and rushing through it is not an option.

rev. 8/2023 WS