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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Central Washington faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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Central Washington 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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join

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

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reserve

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

Tap icon

tap

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

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drive

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

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Central Washington faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Central Washington faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with CWU?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Central Washington faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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

I'm not affiliated with Central Washington University but I'd like to use Zipcar. 

what's included

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miles

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

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gas

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

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insurance

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 CWU. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Precision Fruit and Antiques


    I like to come to this place because they have all sorts of honey from our state. They have sweet clover, thistle, raspberry, huckleberry, firewood,...more
  • Claim Clothing


    So great to finally have a boutique like this in Ellensburg, GREAT prices, cool selection, great service, easy exchanges. Megan is a gem! #more
  • Relics By Those Callahan Girls


    While in town I had the chance to walk around this awesome store. When you first walk in you are surrounded by anything you can imagine. Antiques of every...more
  • Bimart


    I have a huge soft spot for Bimart. First off, it's employee-owned and that's just cool. Second, it's significantly cheaper than other hardware and/or...more
  • Huffman Farms U-Pick Pumpkin Patch


    What a wonderful place! Bring the family, you won't be disappointed! We had such a great day at Huffman's!more

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  • Harlan landing


    A great little known park by the Yakima river, on the way into Selah and with access to the greenway path and the Selah ridge hike on the William O Douglas...more
  • Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park


    nice place to hike .beautiful nature seetings on an easy level.bf and a did a six mile hike. here .we started from our campground which wasnt too far,if im...more
  • The Gym


    This is not 5 star as in top of the line gym but it def gets 5 or 5 for being good at what it is. Small, convenient gym in small town with enough of...more
  • Indian Creek Corral


    For my birthday I wanted my brother and best friend to go horseback riding with me as part as a 3 day Birthday celebration extravaganza (don't you know? 24...more
  • The Evening Hatch


    I wanted to give the Evening Hatch a strong shout out based on the excellent river-side manners of a guide that works for your shop. A friend and I were...more

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  • Kings Row Drive In


    Fantastic food!!! Highly recommend this place! Grew up here, it was like a tradition in my family to eat at KR. Haven't found any burger place that's...more
  • Palace Cafe


    I liked the interior design of this place. Staff was friendly great selection on menu. Our group came for breakfast and pretty much agreed that the food...more
  • Iron Horse Brewery


    I really like the beer. Make sure you get a number for your food order. We ordered pre funk snacks. Bone marrow. They did not submit the order. No food....more
  • The Tav


    I have enjoyed The Tav since 1996 when I attended CWU. Back then, Yelp (or the internet) wasn't invented. Service has always been wonderful, beer...more
  • Daniels kitchen


    Great food and great staff, my work sometimes orders for pick up and they are always on time and courteous. Great local treat!!more

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