Auraria Campus


find freedom with cars on
campus by the hour or day.

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
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Auraria Campus

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

Zipcar Ford Focus
  • Drive cars by the hour or day. Gas & insurance included.
  • In neighborhoods, cities and airports across the globe.
  • Save hundreds over car ownership.
  • Choose from sedans, hybrids, vans and more.
  • Take select flexible vehicles one-way or round trip.

how it works

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Apply in the app and drive in minutes. Or apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield—or tap the app—to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

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find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Auraria?

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Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

All students 18+ are welcomed, including drivers with international licenses.

I'm DU faculty or staff.

I'm not affiliated with University of Denver, but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

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Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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If you're a Zipcar member,
you're covered. (So you can drive safe
and rest easy.)

where can i go

There's a lot to do around Auraria. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Fancy Tiger Clothing

    awesome stock & pleasant staff which can be hard to come by ! great place to find gifts toomore
  • Hazel & Dewey

    Hazel & Dewey, you are so dang charming. This is definitely a must stop if you're hangin' on South Broadway or shopping for the kitchen goddess in your...more

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    Lee with Trout's took me down to the Dream Stream for a truly epic fly fishing trip. Caught a lot of large fish and a variety of species. Lee is amazing...more
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    I love this park! I live one block away from it and I never want to not live by this. The park is always so clean because no geese are there and it's always...more

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    Good place. Good hosts. Good food. The con for us this particular night? Slow and forgetful service. Completely forgiven. We had our three kids with...more
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    C'mon, 40min wait. I thought for sure I'll be regretting it. But man was I wrong. They delivered, and then some! Be sure to try the cinnamon rolls married...more
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  • Meadowlark Kitchen

    Love this little gem of a place. Located on the super hip 2700 block of Larimer. Great spot to pregame before bar hopping at one of the many cool venues on...more

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