Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Cal Poly faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

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.

 

how it works

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join

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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reserve

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

Tap icon

tap

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

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drive

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

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Cal Poly faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Cal Poly faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

What It Costs

Ford Focus

what’s your affiliation with Cal Poly?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Cal Poly faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

I'm a Cal Poly student.

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

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

what's included

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miles

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

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gas

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

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insurance

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 Cal Poly. Here are just a few ideas.

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    Does it really get any better than Panchos? By far my favorite surf shop on the West Coast(if not the world). I love this place, and make a point to visit...more
  • The Sanctuary Tobacco Shop


    I stopped by this shop yesterday because they sell Kershaw knieves and I needed some help with mine. I had the best customer service experience ever. The...more
  • Smoobage


    Very. Cute. Got some gorgeous jewelry here. They had truly beautiful leather bags, all kinds of pretty jewelry, and a small section of cute baby things.more
  • Village Vintage Arroyo Grande


    Ely, the owner, is super friendly and helpful. Always something cool in here, vintage clothing for men and women, collectibles, mantiques, and more. He...more

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  • Dinosaur Caves Park


    Love this great little park. If you travel further down, the gazebo is such a beautiful spot for watching the seals. Downs further is some stairs that...more
  • Central Coast Archery


    This place is amazing. Hands down some of the best customer service ever. Scott (owner), his son Joel and another helper have all helped me multiple times...more
  • Johnson Ranch Trail


    I LOVE open space preserves and John Ranch is no exception. I like getting my fitness on with like-minded folks who are out enjoying nature...and...more
  • Arnie's ATV Rentals


    Family own business is the best! Quality service, very informative, and best of all is the family atmosphere!!! We decided to visit this place again a...more
  • Morro Rock


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  • Old San Luis BBQ Co


    Best salad ever! Great customer service as well! Actually ALL the people who have ever helped me here have been great which makes it easy to recommend...more
  • Ember


    I just wanted to comment on the ambiance of Ember. The space is transformative. Once inside, I forgot that I was on Grand Avenue next to a carwash. The room...more
  • Ciopinot


    Always loved this place while in slo. Whether you're going out for a good dinner with friends, or just casual drinks better than any other bar in slo, this...more
  • Firestone Grill


    My friends have talked about this place for years so naturally it was my first stop as soon as I got to SLO for a work trip. It's located downtown so...more
  • Noi and Doi's 2nd Street Cafe


    Best Thai food in California! I've been eating noi's and doi's for the last six years. Not once have I had a bad experience! It's a destination I take...more

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