As often as possible, we encourage students to seek opportunities to use public transportation, carpool, ride a bike, or even walk to you community engagement destination. However, if these options are not practical, we have a few options that may be of interest to you. 

Criteria for Providing Transportation:

  • Must be non-paid service, relating to community service 
    • Cannot be a paid internship
  • Must be within a 25-mile radius of the college
  • All approvals are pending based on available funding

Draper Center Shuttle

The Draper Center has a 7 passenger vehicle that you may be able to use for your community engagement opportunity (note: Draper Center programs have shuttle priority). To drive the Draper van, you must be an “authorized driver;” for applications, visit ASPC or contact the Draper Center for more information. To make shuttle reservations, please email drapercenter@pomona.edu with the following information:

  • Purpose of the trip
  • Location
  • How many times will you be going to this location?

Approval is based on transportation and funding availability.

Zipcar

The Draper Center may be able to cover the cost of Zipcar for your community engagement opportunity. To request approval, send an email to drapercenter@pomona.edu with the following information:

  • Purpose of the trip
  • Location
  • How many times will you be going to this location?
  • Approximately how many hours will you use the Zipcar?

Note: You must have an existing Zipcar account. If you do not have an account, you can sign up at Zipcar's website.

Metrolink Reimbursement

The Draper Center may be able to cover the cost of Metrolink transportation. To request approval, email drapercenter@pomona.edu with the following information:

  • Purpose of the trip
  • Location
  • How many times will you be going to this location?

If your request is approved, you’ll need to submit your original ticket stubs to the Draper Center for reimbursement.

Other Types of Transportation

The Draper Center may be able to cover the cost of other types of transportation, such as Lyft, Uber, etc. To request approval, email drapercenter@pomona.edu with the following information:

  • Purpose of the trip
  • Location
  • How many times will you be going to this location?

If your request is approved, you’ll need to submit your receipts to the Draper Center for reimbursement.