Bowdoin College


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

(gas and insurance included!)

join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members

in partnership with:

Bowdoin College

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

Join icon


Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

Reserve icon


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

Tap icon


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

Drive icon


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

join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members


how it works video

find Zipcars nearby

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

join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Bowdoin?

join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members

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

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

I'm Bowdoin faculty or staff.

I'm not affiliated with Bowdoin, but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

Map icon


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

Gasoline icon


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

Umbrella icon


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 Bowdoin. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Redeem

    Very cool and stylish selection with excellent customer service. Love going to brunch around 14th St then popping over here on the weekends. Probably the...more
  • Lou Lou

    I happened upon this little accessories boutique last summer when I was looking for a summer shawl and jewelry for a wedding. I found both here, and was...more
  • Potter's House

    After I read the reviews, I ordered the croissant. It was very puffy and yet crispy outside. Highly recommended. Masala chai is also great. It is served as...more
  • Bartered Threads

    Best kept secret in Brookland DC. One of my favorite places to shop. I am always excited to shop here to see what is in store.more
  • Second Story Books & Antiques

    Gigantic used book store; was here for three hours and didn't feel like I covered the whole thing. Organization is a little off putting at first but it's...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • Gravelly Point Park

    Fun and relaxing place to spend with my boyfriend after a long day in museums.. I Love how the plans fly low over head. Lots of families and couples playing...more
  • Bikram Hot Yoga Riverdale Park

    Wow I love this place! I used to attend the Bikram Yoga Takoma Park location back in 2014 when it was under different ownership and ended up getting...more
  • Georgetown Waterfront Park

    An absolutely beautiful park, overlooking the famous Potomac river. Very walking friendly, and a little bit of nature in an otherwise urban city. This...more
  • Sligo Creek Park

    Paved trails, unpaved trails, cool bridges, trees, BBQ's, grass fields, and a creek. As mentioned by Regina, this is a little known gem in the area. It's...more
  • Zengo Cycle Logan Circle

    I LOVE Zengo. The classes are amazing-- super fun, high-energy, and challenging. The instructors always make a point to focus on proper form to prevent...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • The Board and Brew

    I'm obsessed with this place, which I stumbled upon by accident while waiting for an Uber driver to return my keys that I'd left in his car (this is sadly...more
  • Blue Sunday Bar & Grill

    Dined-in for a late lunch during the weekday. Staff was very warm & welcoming, (host) even asked if I had a preference for seating. Also inquired if this...more
  • All Set Restaurant & Bar

    One of my new favorite places for oysters and mussels. My husband and I were starving after church yesterday and I was craving oysters. There are a lot of...more
  • Whaley's

    Wow, I absolutely love this place! Hard to find a better place than Whaley's to have an early dinner on their outdoor patio on a sunny day. The indoor...more
  • Barrel

    Great food, great service, we left with big smiles. Took a quick look of inside, beautiful design and open space. We had our brunches outside of Barrel!...more

Powered by Yelp!