Hofstra University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Alumni
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Hofstra 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.

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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Hofstra?

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

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

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

I'm a Hofstra alum. 

I'm not affiliated with Hofstra, but still want to use Zipcar.

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 Hofstra. Here are just a few ideas.

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    It's great this place exists. I love turning in my old books and getting new treasures back... especially for children's books. Baby goes through them...more
  • Royal Collectibles

    Place is awesome - you have to go back because they always get new stuff - they have a 30 for 20 comic offer for basement books... tons of trades... pull...more
  • The Tuxedo Shop of New York

    If you need a tux for whatever occasion, check out my man Danny. This guy will hook you up with anything you need. I was recently wedding shopping for my...more
  • Diva Flowers

    I came here last minute for a dozen roses. I called around 5:15pm and a nice woman picked up and told me she would stay open and wait for me. I arrived...more

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  • Flex Hot Yoga

    I have taken four classes here in total, and every time the staff is friendly and nice and it's very clean here. The studio itself is well thought out in...more
  • Pro Line Archery Lanes

    A long time ago I wrote an angry review on Pro Line because of how busy it was and how impossible it was to get a spot here. I have now become wiser and I...more
  • Boardwalk & Beach In Long Beach

    Wonderful for joggers and cyclists alike. The well paved boardwalk hugs the beach so the views are divine. There are restrooms along the boardwalk that are...more
  • Harbor Island Park

    Great park for both the summer and the winter.more
  • Queens Zoo

    Im so happy this zoo is here! This was kind of a lets do something moment when I asked my niece where she wants to go she said "the zoo!"Parking was good(I...more

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  • La Masa

    This was my first time eating Colombian food and everything was so delicious ! The service was really awesome , they are attentive and sweet ladies. The...more
  • Press 195

    This review is long overdue. The first time I went to Press 195 was on a date and while he was hardly memorable, the food sure was. If you are a sandwich...more
  • Lost And Found

    My first time at L&F I was overwhelmed with the amount of reservations that were set on the tables. People trickled in like crazy and as other people have...more
  • Travesias

    Wow! What an amazing atmosphere to have dinner on a Tuesday night. I came with my family to celebrate my Birthday and the service and food exceeded our...more
  • El Mofongo Restaurant

    This place is the real deal. Their mofongo is delicious beyond words, and the service was spectacular - incredibly cheerful and helpful. I was able to try a...more

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