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Driving for the College

Step 1: Become a Credentialed Driver 

All faculty, staff, students, and volunteers operating a Hampshire College vehicle or driving as a condition of their employment are required to go through the Five College Driver Credentialing Process annually and must follow the Driver Agreement to Terms, Conditions, Rules, and Regulations.

Step 2: Driver Safety or Defensive Driver Training

All students operating a Hampshire College vehicle are required take an in-person defensive driving course, usually through Outdoor Programs/Recreational Athletics (OPRA), once every five (5) years. 

Employees driving as a condition of their employment are required take an online Driver Safety or in-person Defensive Driver training course, once every five (5) years. Please note that failure to complete one or both of these requirements can result in the revocation of your driving privileges for the College.  

For questions on the training requirement and or this policy, please contact Lisa Andras in procurement at landras@hampshire.edu or by calling 413.559.5602

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