Hofstra University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Alumni
  • Community Members

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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.


how it works

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Apply in the app and drive in minutes. Or 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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  • 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
  • Roosevelt Field

    I currently "camped" out for a pair or sneakers. Totally understand that 99.9% of the population doesn't understand what the hype on Jordan brand is. I can...more
  • Century 21

    I love this store! I live nearly 25 minutes away and always take the drive with my mom for some good deals. They have everything in anyone's price range....more

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  • 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
  • ECF Elite Martial Arts & Fitness

    Great place. The team there is really helpful and accepting. They got a mix of everything you could want to do. Great gym.more
  • Boardwalk & Beach In Long Beach

    Long Beach is blessed with the best waves one can catch anywhere in the immediate area. The waves really dont barrel, but they can get head high in a hurry...more
  • iSpin Studio

    I Attended my first spin class tonight and WOW! what a beautiful location, so clean, well kept, and modern. They give you spin shoes in case you dont have...more
  • Manhattan Aquariums

    Love this place, staffs are so friendly, I had some issues with my salt water tank, they guided me and show me what I need and how to use it, amazing...more

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  • Noble Kitchen & Cocktails

    I've been to Noble twice and I can say for sure that soon it will be regarded as one of the best on Long Island. Imaginative appetizers that make it very...more
  • Waterzooi

    I've been coming here for years and it is still one of my favorite spots. Can't go wrong with any of the muscle pots. All of the sauces are great and they...more
  • Lima 33 Restaurant

    Never had Peruvian food like this! In LA, people typically go to the Peruvian restaurant for the lomo saltado. However, the server recommended the chicken...more
  • Anchor Down

    Such a cozy restaurant with excellent service and delicious seafood. Perfect for a quiet date night! Ordered the blue point oysters which were so fresh...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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