Vehicle Registration & Driver Safety

Visit the Office of Risk Management & Insurance

Motor Vehicle Titles and Registrations

The Office of Risk Management and Insurance holds all Motor Vehicle Titles and processes all Motor Vehicle Registrations with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Motor Vehicles. 

For questions, email:

Purchasing and registering a new vehicle: 

Consult first with your business administrator and Penn Purchasing Services. Use the following name and address when filling out the purchase documents:

The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
2929 Walnut Street
Suite 460
Philadelphia, PA 19104-5099

Email the Office of Risk Management and Insurance scans of all documents received, including: 

  • Bill of Sale 
  • MV-1 
  • Registration (temporary or permanent if initial registration service provided by vendor) exact date of the vehicle registration must be provided to us in mm/dd/yy format to ensure timely processing.
  • Name, mailing address, email, and phone number of the person who will be managing and/or responsible for the vehicle 
  • 26 digit account code for allocation of annual registration expenses 

Disposing of a vehicle:

Notify the Office of Risk Management and Insurance with an email including the following information: 

  1. Vehicle being disposed (VIN, License Plate, Year, Make, Model) 
  2. Name and address of entity the vehicle is being sold to 
  3. Sale price 
  4. Odometer reading 

The Office of Risk Management and Insurance will prepare the title for transfer and provide it to the individual completing the transaction. 

Upon completing the transaction, please retire the asset as per Financial Policy 1106.3. 

Driver’s Safety Course

The Office of Risk Management and Insurance and the Office of Fire and Emergency Services jointly present a driver safety class. The class is required for all persons that drive Universityowned vehicles or vehicles rented on University business.  

To complete the course requirement, log in to Workday Learning and select either or both of the following courses, depending on your needs: 

  • For Car Drivers – 7 module course Fundamentals of Driver Safety 
  • For Van Drivers – 10 module course Driver Safety for Van Drivers