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

There's a lot to do around Carleton University. Here are just a few ideas.

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    I will definitely be going back to this trendy boutique soon. I have been looking for a wedding dress (something trendy and artistic and untraditional!)...more
  • St Laurent

    Back in November 2015, I did a road trip to Ottawa and spent just over a week there. The zipper on my blue puffy coat (it's not down-filled, so it's mildly...more
  • Chatters

    Went there a few times already to get my hair done and had a great experience each time. My stylist was the sweet Azadeh - she's really awesome. She listens...more
  • Boogie + Birdie

    What a precious little store! A sister store of Mags & Fags, I knew I couldn't be disappointed. It's really homey, and crafty in here, and they have a lot...more

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  • Saunders Farm

    If I am the first person to Yelp this place I am truly honored!! This is the bomb place to to with your friends or family in the Fall when you are in the...more
  • Altitude Gym

    Holy! What an experience! We came to Ottawa to try new things and I thought this would be a cool place to try a different kind of climbing...and what a...more
  • Jigsaw Escape Rooms

    We did the hardest room "The Heist" with less then 5% success rate, and we beat it! It was my first Escape Room try and loved it. It was really fun, and I...more
  • New Edinburgh Park

    This is easily the best off leash park close to downtown. Far away from any traffic, this peninsula stretches into the Rideau River, and provides ample room...more
  • Movati Athletic - Trainyards

    I am most definitely a Movati fan - I love that I have the choice between a womens only gym/studio/pool and a co-ed gym/studios/pool. I also LOVE hot yoga...more

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  • The Loft Board Game Lounge

    A super fun and chill place to spend with friends and colleagues especially on an Ottawa-snow-stormy evening. We had a lovely time playing Trivial Pursuit...more
  • Fiazza Fresh Fired

    First time in ottowa, found this place on yelp visiting by ward market. One word; unbelievable. This was one of the best pizzas I ever had in my life. I had...more
  • Kettleman's Bagel Company

    I don't even like Bagels but this has got to be my favourite place! They have a fairly large sit down area that is transformed into an outdoor seating area...more
  • The Whalesbone Oyster House

    Simply amazing (albeit pricey)! This location is really small, but it's very hipster and cozy. The entrance gets very tight if there are people waiting...more
  • Ola Cocina

    This is the best place you've never been to. Small and cozy, staff is super friendly, tacos are amazing.more

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