Philadelphia University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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

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

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

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

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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 Philadelphia University?

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

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

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

I'm not affiliated with Philadelphia University and I'd like to sign up for Zipcar.

what's included

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

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

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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 Philadelphia University. Here are just a few ideas.

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    Awesome/cool shop that I could spend hours exploring. Definitely worth stopping by if you're in the area. Selection of books is terrific and...more
  • Nice Things Handmade

    Just loved this little boutique. The owner was incredibly friendly and helpful. Nice selection of gifts and handmade items.more
  • Art Star

    A super cute store with a variety of unique items from artists and craftspeople in the Philly area and beyond. One stop shop to support locally handmade...more
  • Occasionette

    What I wouldn't give to have a spot like this in my city - Philly is very lucky! Occasionette is such a delightful and beautifully curated gift shop, so it...more
  • Head House Books

    I really love this book store. I've been visiting it for years. You can get a membership and they will special order books which is nice. As a parent, I...more

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  • John F. Collins Park

    This is a really nice place full of shade to come and take a load off. Its is literally a park in the middle of a business strip that you would miss if you...more
  • Amrita Yoga & Wellness

    Just beautiful! I can't get over the water fountain babbling in the practice studio. Lots of natural light, clean, peaceful ambiance, tasteful...more
  • Xscape The Room

    We had such a great time. Our host was a great guy and we (12 of us) escaped from the "Speakeasy" with seconds to spare. I would recommend trying this for...more
  • Crossfit Rittenhouse

    I have to admit that I'm kind of a crossfit snob... Let's be real- crossfit gyms aren't cheap, so I have pretty high standards when it comes to quality...more
  • Ballroom Bliss

    My now wife and I had our wedding fast approaching. We needed to learn some moves for our first dance to avoid looking like total noodles. Kira got us in...more

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  • DuBu

    This restaurant has really good kimchi and soondoobu. I think it tastes better than most restaurants in k-town in NYC. I came with my family for late lunch...more
  • Lemongrass

    Located in a shopping center on Route 38. The restaurant is beautifully decorated. We stoped for dinner at 6:00 pm on Friday. We did call ahead and they...more
  • Butcher and Singer

    This steakhouse of as absolutely ridiculous! The quality of everything was awesome! Steak which we received medium rare was cooked to perfection! The bacon...more
  • Marrakesh

    Oh man, where do I begin! Went here with my girlfriend expecting to get a cool experience, try some new food - and we had heard good things. Well what we...more
  • Max's Steaks

    Don't take this sentence as racist or anything, but I knew when I walked in that the food here would be the bomb because I was the only non-black person in...more

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