Hofstra University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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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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  • Roosevelt Field

    This is probably the best mall I've been to, as sad as that may sound for some. The biggest winner is the parking space. You're practically guaranteed a...more
  • The Gallery at Westbury Plaza

    I love this mall since it has all the staples for outlet stores!!! -Bloomingdales Outlet -Saks Fifth Off 5th - Nordstrom Rack -Banana Republic...more
  • FOS Living eco salon spa store

    FOS is definitely my new favorite place. The atmosphere is just simply wonderful.. I simply can't even explain. They sell the same products they use and...more
  • Bobb Howard's General Store

    As soon as I opened the door to Bobb Howard's General Store this afternoon, I was transported back to the good ol' days on the island when I was a chubby...more

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  • Shore Thing Rentals

    Very friendly place. Good equipment. Nice and cheap. The owner, Tim, and employee, Jon, was very informative on places to fish. 5 out of 5 would go back...more
  • Empire Kayaks

    Love this place! Gabby and Mike aim to please, which makes customers feel welcome and important. Their knowledge of kayaking and paddleboardng is amazing....more
  • Boardwalk & Beach In Long Beach

    There really nothing bad i can say about long beach. Long beach long island is surreal and every time i drive out to long beach i feel like I'm in a scene...more
  • Keep In Touch

    I needed a massage since I've been upping my training for half marathons and didn't want to go to any of those significantly cheaper massage establishments...more
  • Goldfish Swim School - Garden City

    Love this place thus far. My 6 month old is taking swimming lessons here and although as a parent it can be scary the instructors are knowledgeable and...more

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  • Bacaro Italian Tavern

    This place is a gem...we went last night, Tuesday, around 730/8 pm with no reservation. The restaurant was very full in the dining room and the bar area....more
  • The Capital Grille

    After a big lunch I was barely hungry but on my hubs days off he likes to go out to dinner so I sat going thru my yelp bookmarks on somewhere new to go try....more
  • Waterzooi

    My husband and I came here after a long, relaxing afternoon on the beach. We were on our way back to Brooklyn when we came across this quaint town, Garden...more
  • Archie's Tap & Table

    With the many long-running, City Island restaurants (Lobster House, Artie's, The Original Crab Shanty, Sammy's Fish Box... wait, I can't keep going), I was...more
  • Lost And Found

    The food was superb in every sense. I have not had better food in all of Long Island. For any local or visitor I suggest checking this place off on your...more

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