ITS Only - ITS Owned Vehicle Policy

CSU Bakersfield Policy

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Responsible Office:
Information Technology Services
Primary Author:
CIO & AVP of Information Technology
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This is an internal department policy for Information Technology Services.  This is not a university wide policy.
Establish a standard on how, when and where ITS golf carts, pickup carts, and pickup vehicles shall be utilized and managed.  


Golf Cart – ITS owned traditional golf cart
Golf Cart pickup – Golf Cart with pickup style bed
Pickup – ITS Ford pickup


This policy applies to all Information Technology Services staff, including student assistants. 
In addition to Campus Policy UPD-60.004, published by campus University Police, effective August 29, 2022.  The following policies and procedures will be followed for the use of ITS owned vehicles:
  • Vehicles are to be used for ITS/Campus business purposes.
  • Staff will have completed the Campus required driver certificate process.
  • Staff checking out cart keys are fully responsible for the return of the cart keys and shall not pass the keys to another employee / staff member to be returned.
  • Vehicles are to be returned to the designated parking area as per the cart designated parking areas.
  • Whenever possible, electric vehicles shall be plugged in for charging at the end of each use.
  • Staff will notify and request permission from their relative manager(s) any time a vehicle will be needed for more than 4 hours – this should be scheduled in advance for all cases where advance planning is required.
  • Unless prior permission has been granted, staff shall not keep vehicles checked out over their lunch period.
  • Vehicles will be operating following all CSUB and other state motor vehicle laws and policies.
  • Vehicles will be always operated in a safe manner with an extreme emphasis on campus safety.

Violations of this policy will result in a discussion with your respective MPP.  Subsequent violations will be discussions with CSUB Human Resources.
This policy shall be reviewed bi-annually by the Associate Vice President & CIO or a designate.