CCEL Certification

The CCEL Vans may be operated only by permanent employees of the University and by CWRU students, all of whom meet the following criteria:

  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Are at least 18 years of age
  • Have completed the CWRU Driver Safety Training facilitated by the CWRU Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHS). Have completed the CCEL Van Certification Process, as described below.

CCEL Van Certification Process

The following steps must be taken and completed before a Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL) van may be reserved or driven. Those certified to drive the vans must abide by all van use regulations as outlined in the Van Use Packet below.

White CCEL mini van
  1. Attend Case Western Reserve University Van Safety Training conducted by the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) office. EHS schedules one-hour driver trainings typically on the first and third Thursday of the month at 9 a.m. and noon. Please pre-register for the training; directions to the EHS office can be found on their website. The registration form will also show upcoming dates.  Be sure to keep a copy of the form you are given by EHS upon completion of the training.
  2. Download a copy of the CCEL Van Use Packet and read the material thoroughly. This packet includes information about the van reservation process, van usage rates, automobile incident procedures, and the van use contract.
  3. Watch the following CCEL Van training video.
  4. Complete the online CCEL Van Certification Test. This is an open book assessment, so you are welcome to refer to the packet and video to answer the questions.

Upon completing the CCEL Van Certification Test, you will be contacted by CCEL staff to confirm your score and notify you of your CCEL van certification status.