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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.
Students
join now for only $15
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Columbus State faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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Columbus State

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.

 

how it works

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join

Apply in the app and drive in minutes. Or apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

Reserve icon

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—or tap the app—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 for only $15
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Columbus State faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • 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 for only $15
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Columbus State faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

What It Costs

what's your affiliation with CSU?

Students
join now for only $15
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Columbus State faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • 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 Columbus State, but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

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miles

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

Gasoline icon

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 CSU. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Clintonville Outfitters


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  • TJ Maxx Home Goods


    It's hard not to love TJ Maxx/Home Goods. Some beautiful, unique, and modern household goods at competitively low prices. This is one of my favorite...more
  • Boomerang Room Vintage


    This is a very fun store! It's a smaller space, but packed with a variety of really neat vintage furniture, decor, clothing, and more. They have a nice...more
  • Rowe


    Love Rowe, the owner Maren is great and curates the brands and specific clothes very well. I'm actually obsessed with the instagram and it always make me...more

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  • Melt Hot Yoga & Fitness


    This is the best fitness place I have been to. I feel lucky to have found this place. Every class is so unique and all the trainers are motivating and...more
  • Arena District Athletic Club


    This is by far the best gym in Columbus. They offer free group classes to members so you get all the benefits of a yoga studio, a spin studio, a barre...more
  • Ohio Strength - Home of CrossFit Italian Village


    This gym has grown immensely in the past year and a half and deserves an updated review. Major improvements to an already awesome gym: - Moved to a new,...more
  • Room Escape Adventures


    We went as part of a team-building event for work. I was really surprised at how quickly the time runs out (plan accordingly!) while solving...more
  • Columbus Commons


    On my first day in Columbus over 10 years ago, it was City Center mall's final weekend in business. And then an old building sat empty in the middle of...more

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  • Lavash Cafe


    THIS place SCREAMS- EXCITEMENT and originality for many reasons! Rated- An "A Mediterranean BEST," in Columbus for a reason!!!!!! *The Staff-...more
  • Sweet Carrot


    Um what? This isn't healthy food?! Lol. So I assumed by the name this was healthy food and when a coworker brought it into work, I was pleasantly surprised!...more
  • Da Levee


    Bang for your buck: 10/10 Quality: 10/10 Service: 8/10 Ambiance/Location: 8.5/10 Overall: 9/10more
  • Third and Hollywood


    So I was concerned about the parking because parking in that area is terrible always but was very happy to find out they had complimentary valet parking....more
  • Wolf's Ridge Brewing


    I can't say enough good things about Wolf's Ridge. My husband brought me here for the first time after he visited for a company event. I never heard of it...more

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