Cal State Chico


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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in partnership with:

Cal State Chico

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, Chico student.

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I'm CSU, Chico faculty or staff 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'm not affiliated with CSU, Chico, 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 Chico. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Satava Art Glass

    So amazing to watch them blow glass. They gave a Mother's Day sale every year where you can get %25 off everything they make. Enjoy!more
  • Skyway Tool Center

    Every time I go to Chico I stop in, I love this place! The folks that run it are super nice and very helpful. They offer a wide variety of tools, and lots...more
  • North Rim Adventure Sports

    The team here is totally awesome!! I love all the information I got about the local trails, the local bike scene, and very helpful suggestions how to...more
  • Pepper Grand Coulee's Funky Trunk

    This is a super fun shop! I have found many unique scores here. Also lots of fun costumes for Halloween and dress up days!! I'd recommend hitting this place...more
  • AMain - Performance Sports & Hobbies

    The boys are drone obsessed, so we stopped by and picked them up a couple. The boys loved this store and the girl that helped us was nice suggesting...more

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  • Williams Bros Marine

    Williams Brothers has been around for awhile and the reason why is simple Tom does GREAT work and very personal on how he takes care of his customers !!!!!more
  • Genetic Resource and Conservation Center

    One of Chico's best kept secrets! Dogs allowed as long as they are leashed. Perfect for bird watching, and even a great place to go running. So beautiful, I...more
  • Camelot Equestrian Park

    Camelot is a great place to ride. I live right down the street so I trailer over very frequently to ride. They charge 15 to ride per horse per day OR if you...more
  • Chico Area Recreation & Park District

    I play women's and co-ed softball, and volleyball, on CARD teams. They do a great job coordinating the schedules, maintaining the fields, organizing the...more
  • Chico Kodenkan Jujitsu

    A traditional non-profit, volunteer-run dojo (rare these days). Offers Danzan Ryu Jujitsu for children and adults 5 & up (this is not an MMA school), Aikido...more

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  • Sierra Nevada Taproom & Restaurant

    Sierra Nevada's Taproom is a safe and consistent option for fantastic food. If you can handle plenty of noise, I recommend it for sure. For me, the food...more
  • Forcella

    Great food! Little hole in the wall restaurant, but excellent pasta! I had the pork chops and they were amazing!! Comes with green beans, carrots, on a bed...more
  • Mamma Celeste's Stone Baked Pizzeria

    This is by far the best pizza place in Chico. It's fairly priced and fantastic quality. Plus, the service is exceptional. The owner is frequently working...more
  • Cafe Coda

    Absolutely loved the food here! I was in Chico for a Roller Derby bout and we stopped here for breakfast before we headed back home. I ordered The Monk...more
  • Broadway Heights

    My SO and I went here for Valentine's Day. We had an amazing time. I was pretty uncomfortable and pregnant when we went. I wasn't dressed up like everyone...more

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