Portland State University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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Portland State 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—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

Portland State University

what’s your affiliation with Portland State 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'd like to join Zipcar for personal driving. Eligible faculty or staff join free and get discounted weekday driving!

(Student employees, graduate research assistants, and fellowships should apply above as PSU students.)

I live near Portland State University and would like use 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 Portland State University. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Altar

    We NEED an Altar sister location in Seattle pronto! I wanted to buy one of everything! Such a great shop for all of your spooky, witchy, metaphysical...more
  • Herbivore Clothing Company

    Store is always well organized and the two women working today were pleasant and helpful. Even checked back stock on an item that I want to come back and...more
  • Presents of Mind

    The best selection of Portland tshirts. They have friendly staff and a cool variety of gifts. I can always find something there. Huge selection of cards for...more
  • Village Merchants

    2 beautiful dresses for 16 dollars ? That is a steal. Cheaper than the goodwill. Dresses have character and are very gently used . Lots of hidden treasures...more
  • Savvy Plus

    My husband and I went shopping at Savvy Plus for the first time on Sunday. I have to say it was an amazing experience! I've needed new clothes for a while...more

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  • International Rose Test Garden

    Heaven on Earth. The roses steal the show, but don't miss the fuchsias. Such a beautiful place.more
  • Mount Tabor Park

    Beautiful urban forest, right in the middle of Portland. The park sits on heights which give you a beautiful view of the river valley. Miles of trails...more
  • Willamette Jetboat Excursions

    This is a must do if you're visiting Portland. Part thrill ride, part sight seeing, part history. It's great fun! As you board, you're warned that the...more
  • Mill Ends Park

    This little park is exactly the kind of prideful, hyper-local, sort of silly, but completely sincere and thoroughly unapologetic thing that makes me love...more
  • Eastbank Esplanade

    According to the website describing things to do in Portland, OR, the Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade is 1.5 miles long, extending north from the Hawthorne...more

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  • Pine State Biscuits

    Fried chicken + biscuits + gravy = happiness First stop after landing at PDX and it was perfect. We got the Reggie and the McInsey and both were perfect....more
  • Tasty n Alder

    I was hoping that going in the middle of the week at 11am would get us a table right away... but wrong... for a party of 2, we waited 10-15mins... not bad,...more
  • Olympia Provisions

    We've been to both the east and west side locations many times. With as big as Olympic Provisions has gotten (big enough to draw ire and litigious action...more
  • Drunken Noodle

    Love Drunken Noodle. It's our go to Thai Restaurant. I've only had a few items on the menu since they are so delicious I just keep ordering them. I highly...more
  • Basilisk

    Puzzled by the negative reviews. This fried chicken sandwich was the best I've ever had (and with a reasonable price) with good service and a unique...more

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