Mich State U


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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Mich State U

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

  • 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.
  • Membership starts as low as $7/month.

how it works

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get your Zipcard. This magical, little card unlocks thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. Do it online or on your phone via our mobile app. We’re easy.

3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours.

4. drive!

Go! When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot. Then you are all done!

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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

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

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I'm MSU faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

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I'm not affiliated with MSU, but still want to use Zipcar.

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

what's included


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


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


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 MSU. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Valueland-World Mission

    this is just about the best place to thrift shop in the lansing area. if you don't find what you're looking for (or what you didn't know you were looking...more
  • Meijer

    I love Meijer. Doesn't everyone in Michigan love it? Whenever I meet anyone who has even heard of a Meijer, I feel like I'm meeting a kindred...more
  • Smokey Joe's

    My favorite place to go for my smoking needs. Great selection of tobaccos, tubes and accessories. The staff is one in a million!!more
  • Petra Flowers

    The staff here are so helpful and friendly. Every time I've needed to either send an arrangement to someone or put one together myself they have been so...more
  • Downtown Smoking Club

    Full disclosure, I have a locker here and spend a fair amount of time here. What's not to love. A locker to store cigars and drinks, yep, it's BYOB....more

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  • Patriarche Park

    We love this park. The playground is amazing. I kind of wish it were still fenced in to help with eloping. But the park itself is fenced in from the busy...more
  • American Cycle & Fitness - The Trek Bicycle Store

    When this shop opened I didn't head over right away. But my wife was in need of a new bike and it is "close" so we tried it. I was expecting a company store...more
  • City Limits

    Good place for family fun at a reasonable price. Bumper bowling and ball rollers are available for the little ones. The pizza was perfect for the kids as...more
  • East Lansing Family Aquatic Center

    We love this place for being right around the corner. A bit expensive for single non resident visits but the multi pass option is nice if you're going to...more
  • Center For Yoga

    A studio like this with no reviews! I can't believe it. I've been spoiled by amazing yoga instructors while I lived in Chicago and Detroit, and I can tell...more

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  • Crunchy's

    Great pizza great burgers and good beer selection! Get the beer bucket with your buddies. Wish I would have come more when I was a student at MSU. Every...more
  • Pablo's Panaderia

    Fantastic food and great service! Wish they had beer/liquor though. Won't stop us from coming back for more yummy food!more
  • Sansu

    Been here a few times now and they consistently have the best sushi in East Lansing. The sushi and sashimi platter is one of my favorites, very nice...more
  • The Creole

    Went to 'soft opening' last night. It already had a full bar, sophisticated cocktails, full, diverse menu that will please everyone. Our entrees and...more
  • Dagwood's Tavern & Grill

    In terms of dive bars, Dagwood is 5-stars all the way. The burgers are greasy and delicious, the fries are crispy, and the beer on tap is cheap. It's...more

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