Carleton University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
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Carleton University

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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Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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

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

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

select your affiliation
join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join


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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

Ford Focus

what’s your affiliation with Carleton University?

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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join

I'm a Carleton student and I'd like to join Zipcar for $20.

To join, choose your age group from the menu below:

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

I'm a Carleton University faculty or staff member and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

I'm a Carleton University alumnus and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

what's included

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

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

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If you're a Zipcar member,
you're covered. (So you can drive safe
and rest easy.)

where can i go

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