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Cars on campus for
whatever, whenever.

Find out if your school zips—and join!

Zipcar for students

A smarter way to get around the campus.

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  • Self-service access to cars 24/7
  • Low hourly and daily rates include gas and insurance
  • Reserve online or using your mobile device – in seconds
  • Cars located right on campus
  • Good for the environment

how it works


1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get your Zipcard. This magical, little card unlocks thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.


2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. Do it online or on your phone via our mobile app. We’re easy.


3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours.


4. drive!

Go! When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot. Then you are all done!

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university benefits

Zipcar goes to college.

  • Reduces demand for on-campus parking; alleviates congestion
  • A sustainable alternative transportation solution that reduces your carbon footprint
  • Turnkey program includes everything you need, even gas and insurance
  • Flexible programs for faculty and staff
  • Simple online application and approval process

university case studies

Some of the world's most notable colleges and universities are using Zipcar.

we love transportation challenges

Zipcar has been providing universities with a turnkey solution to on-demand vehicles for students, faculty, and staff since 2000. Fewer cars on campus, improved sustainability, and convenient wheels between classes are a win-win-win.

Watch our videos to see how Zipcar works on campuses.

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    John's Hopkins

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    Loma Linda

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    Texas A&M

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    UTexas Austin

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