Hampshire College


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:

Hampshire College

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

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

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I'm a Hampshire faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving. 

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I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 

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I'd like to open a new account for my department.

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I'm not affiliated with Hampshire College, but 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 Hampshire College. Here are just a few ideas.

  • 25 Central

    To-die-for vintage-inspired clothing and adorable, inexpensive jewelry has me coming back here on a pretty regular basis!more
  • Acme Surplus

    Cheap, inexpensive items along with discount priced useful items. A bargain hunters paradise, right in the center of downtown 'Hamp. The selection varies as...more
  • Thornes Marketplace

    One stop Northampton shopping destination. Parking: surface lots & side streets (both metered) and an inexpensive parking garage (pay on your way out but...more
  • Raven Used Book Shop

    So great!! One of my favorite places in Northampton! I always stop in multiple times when I'm in the city. It's such a great atmosphere - reminds me of...more
  • The Blue Marble

    Cute little gift shop with unique handmade items. You can surely find something different that people won't already have.more

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  • Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation

    Mt. Sugarloaf in South Deerfield has been and continues to be an important landmark in our lives. This park located near the Connecticut River is an amazing...more
  • Pioneer Valley Indoor Karting

    This place is great! I recently took my niece here while she was visiting and I have to say that we had a blast here. We went on a day when they were a bit...more
  • Skinner State Park

    Breathtaking view of the CT River Valley from the summit house. Picnic tables and those little grills if you want to go for lunch or dinner. Grassy areas if...more
  • Holyoke Range State Park

    My friend and I started our 6 mile hike here by climbing up Bare mountain and then making our way over the 7 sister peaks. We left a car at the other end...more
  • Northfield Mountain

    The mountain is a very cool place with the BEST marked trails and map I've seen so far. As someone who frequently goes the wrong way when hiking it was a...more

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  • Riff's Joint

    Best food in town. So good. Great flavor combos, staff had great attitudes. Not too loud. Great prices for quality and quantity. Awesome. Absolutely going back.more
  • The Foundry

    An excellent bar with a fine beer collection. We found the foundry through Yelp when looking for dinner. Great dinner, but the atmosphere is definitely more...more
  • Amanouz Cafe

    Best food in Northampton (so far). I feel like yelp ratings in the area are a bit inflated since across the board, restaurants are...more
  • Hope & Olive

    My husband and I had an amazing dinner here recently, and are still talking about it. The ambiance is quite nice, a mix of colorful eclectic pieces and a...more
  • Bistro 63 At the Monkey Bar & Grill

    My #1 favorite restaurant in Amherst, MA. Great staff, AMAZING food! I go for drinks and oysters, and the beet salad is a perennial favorite. The bartenders...more

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