North Carolina State University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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in partnership with:

North Carolina State University

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.

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!

how it works video

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

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I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.

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I'd like to open a new account for my department.

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I'm not affiliated with NCSU, 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 North Carolina State University. Here are just a few ideas.

  • El Toro Supermarket

    Jupina I LOVE YOU! I only Left ONE can for the rest of the Customers! Like Home away from Home, only Bigger! Great Candy like Goats Milk Lollipops Meat...more
  • The Streets at Southpoint

    This is where I go to get some serious shopping done! I love the stores there, and everything is beautiful. My favorites are Nordstrom, Vineyard Vines, and...more
  • fab'rik

    I have a friend who is always wearing something super cute. Everytime I asked her where she got it, she said Fab'rik. So when she decided to host a private...more
  • Accipiter

    I am not much of a shopper, but when I do want to browse a store, this is one of my favorite stores of all time. This is one of those "did you see this?"...more
  • Feelgoodz

    I'm a flipflop lover, but being from the beach makes me a little picky. Feelgoodz feels good though! I love this place and it's a great recent discovery....more

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  • Athletic Lab Cary CrossFit

    Fun and challenging workout. I was a bit intimidated at first, after all - Olympians train here, but the team eased us in to a great cross training...more
  • White Deer Park/Garner Parks and Recreation

    This is a very nice park and I'm so glad it isn't too far from home. I had walked my dogs on short stretches of the nicely paved paths here last year (my...more
  • Lake Crabtree County Park

    Bike Trail Focus Great for riding single track trails. This was my first experience riding at lake crabtree and it was very enjoyable. I went with...more
  • Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden

    Nice little botanical garden (mostly roses, doh) and some additional plants that you won't see at too many other parks here in Raleigh. There were at least...more
  • Bass Lake Park & Retreat Center

    Who would've thought this beautiful spot would be located in the heart of Holly Springs?! With a mulched and marked (every .25 miles), 2 mile trail mostly...more

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  • Chanticleer Cafe & Bakery

    With help from staff, I ordered the prosciutto and pear sandwich and homemade chips. Delicious! The guy who helped me was friendly, courteous and helpful!...more
  • Trophy Brewing Company

    How I wish Trophy was in Durham. In my defense I'd argue with it's ambiance it sort of feels like it belongs in Durham, and I definitely mean that in a...more
  • Sassool

    Place is great and has an unbelievable assortment of fresh in house made Mediterranean/lebanese goods. Lots of hot dishes as well and parking is a breeze...more
  • Salt & Lime Cabo Grill

    First time here and totally didn't know this place was here near the Harris teeter. I love the decor and the menu has a lot to choose. I dined here at lunch...more
  • Second Empire Restaurant And Tavern

    My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here. I was blown away by the service and food. We made a reservation a few days prior to coming and we couldn't...more

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