Hofstra University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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in partnership with:

Hofstra University

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.
  • Membership starts as low as $7/month.

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

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I'm a Hofstra alum. 

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I'm not affiliated with Hofstra, 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 Hofstra. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Americana Manhasset

    I love the clothes at Banana. Most of the time, regardless of the store, customer service is pretty good. Today, I got the best of the best and the worst of...more
  • Target

    Target is my all time favorite store, the levittown stir is great always busy which is both good and bad! They never seem to have enough registers open and...more
  • Jeannine's Boutique

    Very cute store. They have alot to offer. The sales staff is frindly and knowledgable. Great place to get custom gifts.more

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  • Boardwalk & Beach In Long Beach

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  • Queens Zoo

    This is a review of a zoo. In this zoo lived a Pudu. A Pudu? Something New! So we visited Pudu. Watched it make doo doo. Crazy Bathroom Sinks for me and...more
  • Clark Botanic Garden

    Free garden but I'd go even if they charged. No dogs allowed which makes me sad. I really love sitting in their gazebo and wandering around aimlessly. They...more
  • Fort Totten Park

    As Win C., said in her review, Fort Totten is definitely a gem in Queens..I don't know so much about "hidden" anymore..lol But it's definitely special!...more
  • I FLY Trapeze

    I got this as a part of my boyfriend's birthday gift last year. I must say, I was pretty damn nervous to try this but excited at the same time.. So was he...more

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  • New Chili & Curry

    Been there twice and it's been delicious. They have a large menu and the food is super cheap. Chicken tikka masala and chicken tikka are yum! The...more
  • Sufiya's Grill

    My friend and I had dinner here last night and I have to say we were very impressed. At first i was s little hesitant because we were the only diners but...more
  • Salumi Tapas & Wine Bar

    Salumi has recently added a new addition to its already popular space - a cafe and marketplace next door. I was able to attend the opening night and...more
  • Anchor Down

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  • Leaf Bar & Lounge

    I LOVE this rooftop bar! We came at 5pm on a Sunday and were the only ones there for the next half hour or so. This means we got THE couch at the end of...more

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