CSU East Bay


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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in partnership with:

CSU East Bay

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.

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 East Bay student.

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I'm CSU East Bay faculty or staff and I'd like to us 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 East Bay, but I 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 East Bay. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Therapy

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  • Target

    Hello Auto Mall Target, where have you been all my life? This Target location can be pretty crowded but if you are slick you will park in the single aisle...more
  • Broadway Plaza

    Home to Walnut Creek's finest dining and bougie stores, I would say Broadway Plaza should pride itself in being one of the best kept outdoor malls in the...more
  • Thrift Town

    I absolutely love this thrift store all kinds of sales and they have a wide selection of clothes. I've been going to this store for years you even get...more

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  • Joaquin Miller Park

    Does anyone know the trail that leads up to the top where the Rock is found? Amazing scenery!!!!more
  • Hayward Japanese Gardens

    Beautiful, peaceful, and free. Perfect spot! My friend had a wedding here. Gorgeous. A great place tomore
  • Shoreline Parks

    To unwind after work, a mere excursion through San Mateo County's Shoreline Parks is effective. Visited on a Thursday after 5:30 pm, and I was thrilled that...more
  • Las Trampas Regional Wilderness

    We decided to explore this place with our friends on Martin Luther King day. We drove to the parking lot on Bollinger Canyon Rd. The lot is pretty small(~40...more
  • Emerald Glen Park

    Big top,good food ,music ,kid rides,wine tasting,cool people,booths,good times.bring a lawn chair,a cool hat and good vibes.You deserve it.more

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  • Booniepepper Islander Grill

    FINALLY! I found a restaurant that serves Chamorro food. This place is legit! BRAVO to the owner for opening up a restaurant and serving this unique...more
  • The Organic Coup

    If you are contemplating about coming here or not, stop thinking and just go right now. I got the signature sandwich with seasame ginger sauce and my friend...more
  • Sushiland

    Best bang for the buck around town and the sushi quality is good. Nicest employees and always enthusiastic over the phone. Note that the restaurant inside...more
  • Apna-Dhaba

    The ambiance - lovely! We opted to sit outside on the romantically-lit patio despite the nippy evening air. The heat lamps really made us feel toasty and...more
  • Ricepaper Asian American Cuisine

    We came here for a tasting for my parents Golden Wedding party and we we're very impressed. It is an unassuming place tucked away in Newark but the food was...more

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