IU Bloomington


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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IU Bloomington

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 Indiana U?

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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 IU faculty or staff.

I'm not affiliated with IU, 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 Indiana U. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Think Geek

    This place is so cool. I've been to the one in Castleton Mall and the Greenwood Park Mall, and this one is smaller than those, but still really cool. Love...more
  • Piace Boutique

    CUTE boutique near Buskirk-Chumley with options for all ages. Everything is reasonably priced and the selection varies week to week making it a fun place to...more
  • Once Upon A Child

    This store rocks!! I love traveling and visiting consignment and resale stores and this one is one of my favorites. Knowledgable and helpful staff, great...more
  • College Mall

    Great mall. As a visitor to the area, I was impressed. The mall seems to be holding its ground very well. If there were any vacancies, I didn't notice...more

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  • Iron Pit Gym

    The Iron Pit is a nice place to exercise in Bloomington. Most of the members are serious about working out and as a result you don't have too many people...more
  • Pedego Electric Bikes Bloomington

    I had a wonderful experience with Electric Pedego! Frank was absolutely helpful and extremely informative about the surrounding city and trails. They're...more
  • Salt Creek Cycles

    Awesome staff with awesome service. They helped out a large group of us as we biked into Bloomington and we all were very satisfied. They know bikes and are...more
  • Bryan Hollow Grove

    Located between the MAC and Fine Arts Plaza, Bryan Hollow Grove run along the Jordan River on the Indiana University campus. A peaceful oasis to enjoy if...more
  • Bart Kaufman Field

    If you're looking for a great Spring activity in Bloomington head out to Bart Kaufman Field and watch the Hoosier Baseball team! Tickets are $5 and under...more

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  • Salt Creek Brewery

    Stopped here on accident while taking the backroads to Upland Brewery in Bloomington on a Saturday, and it was one of the best highway surprises this side...more
  • Buffa Louie's

    Love the boneless wings here and the burgers and the fries! It's the perfect picture of a college joint and is across the street from the iconic sample...more
  • Cabin Restaurant & Lounge

    Great place to stop on a lake day. Tasty breakfast food, awesome tenderloin, and really good beer choice. Friendly service and the owners are good local folk.more
  • Mother Bear's Pizza

    Can I give this place 6 stars?! Omg! 3 letter word to describe my first time adventure to mother bears pizza! We ordered the deluxe pizza pan style and it...more
  • El Ranchero

    In town to meet my parents so they picked our early dinner/late lunch spot. This place looked familiar. I have come to realize they must but the decor from...more

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