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campus by the hour or day.

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
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Columbus, OH

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 faculty or staff in Columbus, OH 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 faculty or staff in Columbus, OH 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 Columbus, OH?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH 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 welcome, including drivers with international licenses.

I'm not a student or faculty member, but I 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 Columbus, OH. Here are just a few ideas.

  • The Candle Lab


    Such a fun activity and we will be back! My mom and I were immediately greeted by staff. They gave clear directions from picking the scents, picking out a...more
  • On Paper


    I'm crazy about this store and insist on stopping in every time I'm in Columbus. For paper junkies, there's nothing you won't like about this store, except...more
  • Sofyano


    Fantastic selection, great location, and very nice suits. Sam was a great guide on my journey to find an amazing suit!more
  • Half Price Books


    Oh, man. Half Price Books, you break my heart. You are SOOOO cheap. I live in the city with the largest bookstore in the world (Powell's, I'm looking at...more
  • William A Weidinger Goldsmith and Jewelry Designer


    My first visit to WAW was in December. My now wife and I were looking at ring options. We had been all over the internet, through a handful of antique...more

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  • Melt Hot Yoga & Fitness


    This morning was my first time at Melt Hot Yoga and Fitness, and only my second attempt at hot yoga or yoga of any kind. I was pleasantly surprised at the...more
  • RPAC - Recreation & Physical Activity Center


    If you are a student/staff/faculty at The Ohio State University, you've probably heard of the RPAC (Recreation and Physical Activity Center). The largest...more
  • The Athletic Club of Columbus


    We were in town visiting family who are members, and they took about 30 of us here on a Saturday afternoon to hang out at the bowling alley. It was so much...more
  • ZipZone Outdoor Adventures


    The staff was friendly and funny. Stephen and Zach were our guides and they were super chill and knowledgeable. I appreciated the encouragement the offered...more
  • Seven Studios


    This studio has been exactly what I needed. I bought a Groupon deal on a whim for one month of unlimited yoga. The price was too good to be believed, and...more

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  • South Of Lane


    We loved this place so much that we came here both days that we were in town visiting family! The locally owned charm is like no other! The food is...more
  • Alegria's Seafood


    My cousin took me to this pace while I was visiting him in Columbus. We went there on a Friday afternoon at about 3pm and the place was quite empty. The...more
  • What the Waffle


    I went to What the Waffle for the first (though definitely not the last) time today. Let me be straightforward about this, the service is excellent. Like...more
  • Harvest Bar + Kitchen


    I like Harvest the most of any of the campus area pizzas. It has many good options for anyone. They have lots of vegetarian pizzas and sides. It also has a...more
  • Mitchell's Ocean Club


    Whoa! This place is by far my favorite place for dinner at Easton! Sometimes they have a wait but it's totally worth it! Everything we tried was cooked...more

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