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 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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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—or tap the app—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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  • Rittenhouse Square Park

    My first review of Rittenhouse was from a couple of years ago and to this very day, it's one of the most beautiful and quaint parks I've come across. There...more
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  • Ristorante Pesto

    Stumbled upon this place when I was craving Italian food. From a suggestion by a friend, went ahead and decided to try this place out. Originally, I called...more
  • Restaurant Ambra

    My boyfriend took me to dinner here for my birthday two Saturdays ago, and we both thoroughly enjoyed the evening. At the outset, it bears mention that he...more
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    I had read/seen great things about Hight Street on Market so when I was in Philadelphia I went out of my way to make sure I went for brunch. I got there...more
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    My friend and I consulted with Yelp to find our brunch destination and came across Wedge and Fig. We decided to give it a shot and so happy that we did....more

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