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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Kent State faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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Kent State 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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join

Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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reserve

Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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drive

Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Kent State faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

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find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Kent State faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Kent State?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Kent State faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

All students 18+ are welcomed, including drivers with international licenses.

I'm not affiliated with Kent State but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

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miles

Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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gas

Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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insurance

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 Kent State. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Mountain Road Cycles


    Jacob and John are two of the nicest and most knowledgeable bike experts in all of Northeast Ohio. I've just recently purchased two Giant carbon fiber road...more
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    So great to have this option for unique clothing, jewelry, art, and gifts in Highland Square.more

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  • Yoga Roots


    +clean studio +student discount +good flowmore
  • The Broadway Cyclery


    Great service! I'm a new rider and I got a flat tire on my new road bike. They took the time to show me how to change my own tire and also showed me the...more
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    I grew up in Houston, so when I get nostalgic for 100 degrees and 100% humidity, I look for a hot yoga studio. There was a fantastic one I frequented in...more
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    I've been coming here for a couple years now and this place never disappoints. Food is superb and fairly priced! The atmosphere is homely and friendly. If...more
  • Nosh Eatery & Creative Catering


    Sunday Smokeout is great! Pulled pork, potato salad, heirloom tomato salad all excellent! Bravo Chef Rick and company! Nosh also catered our daughters...more
  • Lucci's Place


    Hands down best thin crust pizza in Kent or Akron area. Plus it's super cheap. I normally get a large cheese or a white with spinach as a topping. The...more
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    What can I say....a cheesesteak wit whizzzz...hard to find in Northeast Ohio, but here we have one! Best cheesesteak I've had outside of Philadelphia! And...more
  • Ceedo's Eatery


    These are the kindest people! They will cook whatever you want and when you want it. I think they really enjoy feeding people! I don't eat meat and they...more

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