Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

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

(gas and insurance included!)

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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.
  • Take select flexible vehicles one-way or round trip.

how it works

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join

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.

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tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield 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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  • Grateful Threads Fashion Exchange


    This is a wonderful place to get your hemming and alterations done! I've taken 4 pairs of jeans there that now are all perfect length. I just took my...more
  • Finders Keepers


    Loved it! Mom and I went in to take a quick look before heading to lunch. The people there are very friendly and do not pressure you to buy anything. I saw...more
  • Yervant Jewelers


    Classic European craftsmanship. We got one ring repaired and another repaired and resized. They both came out looking better than they had when they were...more

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    Wow! They go the extra mile to give a good experience. We met the owner, James, earlier in the day when we were waiting to talk to the kayak rental people....more
  • Madonna Inn Trail Rides


    A great time. Guides were friendly and experienced. Nice ride up the back side of the mountain. Great views. Horses are well trained and stay in line for...more
  • Sagrada Wellness


    I just got back from a yoga retreat at Sagrada and it was amazing! The whole place is so beautifully laid out, air conditioned :-) inside and wonderful...more
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    Came here back in June on a trip to visit SLO for the weekend. We came here for a post hike meal due to the great reviews and Yelp cash back. The food was...more
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  • House Of JuJu


    Hubby and I found this delicious restaurant while in town for a concert. Fellow YELPers did not disappoint with their recommendation!! The place is perfect....more
  • California Grill Nipomo


    Been here multiple times and it's always good!! Burgers are great as are the fries. Can't go wrong with the wild West of Cali Burger. Mushroom burger is...more
  • Papi's Grill


    Came here with some friends. It's a hole in the wall type of restaurant but the best because it has the authenticity, flavor, and best prices! Quick...more

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