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.

  • The Spiral Bookcase

    Customer service: top notch. Everyone is so incredibly friendly, knowledgable, and helpful. Selection: there's alway something--even if I didn't know I was...more
  • Molly's Books and Records

    Favorite store in Philly. Great selection of old pulp sci-fi books, always some quality reggae and jazz in the record bins, and interesting & knowledgeable...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

    Absolutely love this place! I always stop here when I find myself in Northern Liberties during the day. As a lover of witty greeting cards, I've found...more
  • Verde Salon by Kevin Gatto

    I've been to Verde twice and have seen Julie and Madeline. My first visit was in April 2017 and Julie helped me achieve the cool blonde look I was going for...more

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  • Xscape The Room

    Omg this xscape room was amazing. Came with my best friend, her husband and my love. We had a ball trying to solve all the riddles and find clues. We did...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
  • Crossfit Renaissance

    **This is a review for the personal training program offered at CFR** I've been working with Bill, one of the owners of CFR, and after trying programs at...more
  • 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
  • solidcore

    These classes are AMAZING. I go to a local gym 5-6 times a week and the first time I attended a solidcore class, I felt like I had never worked out before!...more

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  • L'Oceano Ristorante

    A group of us went tried L'Oceano a few weeks back and it was amazing! It's a cute little BYOB. The staff is super attentive. The Food. Holy crap. We...more
  • Marrakesh

    This review has been long due, I've been meaning to post this in May. I decided to go to this restaurant for my birthday not knowing what to expect. I...more
  • 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
  • Leo's Steak Shop

    My wife and I have made Leo's a stop on our summer trips from NYC to Maryland for many years now. They make a way, WAY better steak and cheese than those...more
  • Gaul & Co. Malthouse

    Great food, great service, and great beer selection. Wit or witowski is delicious and a must order when coming here. Beer list is diverse and chock full...more

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