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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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select your department
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm ODU faculty or staff 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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Old Dominion 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 in the app and drive in minutes. Or 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.

Tap icon

tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield—or tap the app—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 ODU faculty or staff 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.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with ODU?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm ODU faculty or staff 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 ODU, 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 ODU. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Bridgets


    So cute! Tons if little gifts and hand made items. Baby stuff, jewelry, home goods. I took a ton of pictures so give a look. I thought this place was...more
  • Vintage Rooster


    This is perfect place to go if you want to go antique shopping without being overwhelmed with a large warehouse size facility filled with too many items....more
  • Good Mojo


    Wow! What a wonderful surprise! I came in to check out their swim wear because we have to keep extras around our house because our kids tend to lose them....more
  • Waffletina


    First off, I hate that they don't have a permanent location or even a food truck but I guess that makes them more desirable. I visited them on a Sunday when...more
  • Landstown Commons


    This is my most frequented shopping center because it's close to home and it has a wide variety of stores I shop at. My top 3 favorites are: KIRKLAND'S,...more

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  • Buckroe Beach and Park


    A very nice place for local families that enjoy every detail about being on the beach without the jam packed over run tourist attraction and $20 parking!!!...more
  • Radon CrossFit


    Great box that I dropped in to the other week. From emailing with the owner prior to visiting, to the coach that guided us through the workout, to the...more
  • Sandy Bottom Nature Park


    If you're looking for a super affordable family day out, I highly recommend checking out this park! The hiking trails, dog park, nature center, playground,...more
  • Victory Rover


    Amazing tour. I wonder how many foreign spies take it? I highly recommend this tour as a very unique way to see the shipyards. I was very impressed....more
  • Olde Towne Portsmouth


    I do love this town, such a small community but so much to see and do. History convey the image of entire town. The stunning victorian houses is quite...more

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  • The Grilled Cheese Bistro


    One word... amazing. Our son goes to ODU, so we try to take home somewhere when we visit. Found this place downtown because as we were getting his books...more
  • Luce


    I can't say enough wonderful things about Luce. I came here this past Saturday with my boyfriend prior to attending a show at Chrysler Hall. The staff was...more
  • Vintage Tavern


    Went here for our wedding anniversary. This place is pretty cool as they advertise when you arrive a lot about the food being served at your pace and it...more
  • Handsome Biscuit


    This place is very much on the smaller side with only about 4 tables inside? They have more seating outside, but if you're going there during the brazen...more
  • HomeGrown


    I went in today at about 3pm. Had a chick pesto sandwich with pickles . The pickles were pickled there and had a seasoning to it that reminded me of fall...more

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