California State Universities Channel Islands


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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California State Universities Channel Islands

What is Zipcar?

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

  • 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.
  • Membership starts as low as $7/month.

how it works

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get your Zipcard. This magical, little card unlocks thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. Do it online or on your phone via our mobile app. We’re easy.

3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours.

4. drive!

Go! When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot. Then you are all done!

how it works video

find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

I'm a CSU Channel Islands student.

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I'm a CSU Channel Islands faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

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I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.

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I'd like to open a new account for my department.

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I'm a University Glen resident and I'd like to join Zipcar. 

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I'm not affiliated with CSU Channel Islands, but still want to use Zipcar.

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

what's included


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


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


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 CSU Channel Islands. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Malibu Country Mart

    This place is awesome. Love the beach, I'm a true Cali girl and I love outdoor trendy shopping. In this Mart you can find anything!! Parking is decent, they...more
  • Cost Plus World Market

    Great customer service. Really the service is good at all the locations but this location was exceptionally good. Grace helped sort out a miscommunication...more
  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers

    Awesome bookstore, complete with a Starbucks and a great movie/music section. I'd be so sad if this place ever went out of business. They have everything.....more
  • The Blush Boutique

    This store is fantastic. The sales people are all super friendly and really make you feel like you're part of their family. The selection of clothes is...more
  • Target

    This is a very nice target. It is not heavily shopped so they always have product. Ad is always in stock and it is well run. Never had to wait in line...more

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  • Stevenson Fitness

    Great gym with great people and programs! If you are considering joining, you should, or at least check it out in person.more
  • Crossfit FAST

    Spoke to the owner, Terry today. I'm always impressed with two things, when someone links their business phone to their cell phone, and when they pick up...more
  • The Grotto

    A great adventure from start to finish. I was really excited to come here. If you do make the trip out here I promise you it will be worth it. Like most...more
  • El Matador State Beach

    This is a very fun beach to explore and visit. It is pretty rocky so beware of stepping down. And there is a lot of sea life all over the rocks. The only...more
  • Paradise Falls

    Paradise Falls is a nice place to go for a stroll. I've been here about 4 times and each visit was fairly memorable. My most recent visit however, happened...more

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  • Blue Stove

    Service: exactly what you would expect out of nordstrom.... Amazing. This company continues to keep its image whether it's apparel or food. Ambiance: very...more
  • Old Place Restaurant

    finally twisted my L.A. friends' arms into taking me here while i was down visiting from L.A. And was happy to see that the whole set up of the restaurant...more
  • Fusion Grill

    Great quality food, great people. We've had the Coconut Salmon, wraps, burgers, soups and it is all fantastic. The minty lemonade very refreshing! Worth...more
  • El Pescador

    My friend and fellow foodie introduced me to El Pescador. I'm always on the hunt to find new and good eating spots for my newly retired parents who finally...more
  • Rustic Canyon General Store & Grill

    Even when I was a kid I use to drive by this place and I never tried it, always wanted too. There are bikes parked mostly during the week and weekends....more

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