Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make a donation?

We accept all donations. These donations can be tax deductible. Contact our Financial Director for more information! You can also donate to SafeRides online through PayPal.

Who can join?

Any undergraduate JMU student who is at least 18 years old and in good academic standing (2.0 GPA) can be a member.

Does it cost anything to be a member of SafeRides?

Yes, to help fund our budget and enable us to provide the designated driving service, there are dues to become a member of SafeRides. They are $25 a semester/$50 a year.

What is the time commitment for members?

The time commitment is fairly flexible. Members are expected to attend the weekly hour-long meetings on Wednesdays at 7pm. Members are also required to drive or work in the office throughout the semester on either Friday or Saturday nights. Members are also required to participate in team events and help out for different SafeRides functions.

Will you have to use your own car?

No, SafeRides rents cars from Hertz Rent-A-Car each weekend. SafeRides cannot allow students to use their own cars because of insurance liability.