hey tufts students: join for only $15 (you save $10 in the 1st year, thanks to ford!)

faculty & staff: join for only $35 and get discounted mon-fri driving rates

4 simple steps to Zipcar freedom

1. join

Apply online today. It only takes a few minutes. Once you’re approved, you get your very own Zipcard and can start planning road trips.

2. reserve

Reserve a Zipcar – for a couple hours or the entire day. Do it online or on your mobile. We’re easy.

3. unlock

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield for a few seconds. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours!

4. drive

Drive away... and return to the same reserved parking spot at the end of your reservation. That’s it! (And remember, gas and insurance are included.)

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Get 24/7 access to Zipcars parked right on campus! Simply reserve online, let yourself in with your Zipcard and drive. Our low hourly and daily rates always include gas and insurance.

Features on Campus:

  • You only need to be 18+ to join. 
  • International students welcome. (Check here for additional info.)
  • Mobile on the Go. Touch and go with our mobile apps for iPhone® and Android™ or extend your reservation with two-way texting. 

Please use your Tufts email address on your Zipcar application so we know who you are. 

For more information on i.d. and/or documents needed for international applications, please refer to www.zipcar.com/apply/foreign-drivers.

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For Students

Under 21 Students

I'm a Tufts student & I am between the ages of 18 - 20

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21 + Students

I'm a Tufts student & I am 21 or older

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For Faculty & Staff

Discounted Driving

I'm a Tufts faculty, or staff member and I would like to use Zipcar for personal driving 

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Departmental Accounts

I'd like to join an existing departmental account or open a departmental account.

(departmental accounts are directly billed accounts)

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For Alumni

I'm a Tufts alum

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For Community Members

I'm not affiliated with Tufts, but I want to join Zipcar

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did you know?

Our San Francisco fleet has a plug-in electric hybrid that can zip over 100 miles per gallon. 
It took 2 years to get the first 1,000 Zipcar members. Today it takes a few days. 
Every Zipcar in our fleet of thousands has its own unique name. 
You can fit 33,000 IKEA meatballs in a MINI (yes, we tried once). 
Zipcar's lineup includes more than 50 makes and models. 
Zipcar's 2002 fleet included 5 electric cars.   

International Student?

Do we accept international students?
Si. Oui. Da.