Hofstra University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
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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—or tap the app—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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  • Walt Whitman Shops

    Great place for shopping. Great shopping experience at Tourneau. Jenee Rogers was very professional and helped all the way with my watch purchase. Great job...more
  • The Bay Terrace

    Bay Terrace has always been a staple in Northern Queens. This shopping center has always had whatever you need or are looking for. Unfortunately, some easy...more
  • Macy's Backstage

    I just discovered this location and I'm so excited about it. The store itself is in a great location, lots of parking and food choices for after shopping...more
  • The Mall at Bay Plaza

    The Mall has a ton of shopping options. They have wireless as well if you're looking for that. Just expect it to be packed during the holidays (thereby...more

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  • ECF Elite Martial Arts & Fitness

    I attended their kickboxing sessions and had a great time. I definitely felt like I was learning something while working out and the staff is super friendly...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
  • Alley Pond Adventure Course

    The Alley Pond Adventure Course is a ton of fun! Yes, if you live in the "mainland" of NYC it's quite a ride to get over there. However, I invite to just...more
  • Syosset-Woodbury Community Park

    I would come here all the time as a kid to go ice skating, swimming and just to shoot some hoops. The pool was definitely my favorite because if you're a...more
  • The Little Gym - Merrick

    We love the Little Gym. The classes and parties are excellent. The kids are having so much fun they don't realize they are learning important skills such as...more

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  • Anchor Down

    We had dinner here last night and it was amazing! Reviews were spot on. Restaurant is cozy, very friendly staff especially Ed at the bar! We reserved a...more
  • Black Label Burgers

    Interesting selection of burgers. I was hungry so I went with the chicken sandwich (orange label) and a Blue Label on the rare side. One thing I noticed...more
  • Biscuits & Barbeque

    I came here two weeks ago, and I really need to give this place a well deserved review. This is bbq DONE RIGHT. If you've had REAL BBQ from the south,...more
  • EGP Oceanside

    Five stars still after years of coming here. I am extremely picky and have very high standards when it comes to ingredients and the preparation of my food....more
  • Snaps American Bistro

    Always a great experience here. The bar is one of the better bars you'll find In a restaurant. Good seasonal brews and local beers. Nice cocktails and...more

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