Portland State University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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  • Faculty & Staff
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in partnership with:

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.


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

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.

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  • Frock Boutique

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  • Herbivore Clothing Company

    I have had nothing but great experiences with Herbivore, the most badass vegan clothing and accessory shop there is. When we lived closer, I visited their...more
  • Archibald Sisters

    It's hard to fully enjoy being a woman when you can't shop at Sephora without getting slammed with an allergic reaction. Fortunately if you enjoy...more
  • 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

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  • Mount Tabor Park

    Want a great park? You got it, lots of nice areas for.... just about anything. My favorite picnic areas are all around the top. Great views up...more
  • The Grotto

    Road Trip Summer 2016 My sister wanted to go to The Grotto so eleven of us joined her. I knew NOTHING about this place before today. This is what I...more
  • Escapism

    We had a group of 4 attempt The Ritual Room and although we did not 'survive' the room we had a blast!!!! We definitely created some dinner party stories...more
  • Ladd's Circle & Squares

    A five-set piece of circular gardens as this, Ladd's Circle, is most assuredly a beautiful sight. These hold the tender appearances of several flowers, with...more
  • Peninsula Park

    Super cute and surprisingly large park filled with thousands of gorgeous roses enclosed by a closely manicured hedge. The park is very close to Portland...more

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  • The American Local

    I finally had a chance to visit The American Local myself, and was very pleased with both the food and service. My friend and I sat at the bar; the...more
  • Screen Door

    My bestie and her husband are pretty much regulars at this place. Every time they're here they don't fail to send a picture of their food my way. Over the...more
  • Tasty n Sons

    I don't even know where to begin with this amazing spot. Venue and decor are very trendy and appealing. Good music. Now to the food.....more
  • Olympia Provisions

    One of the reasons this place is as good as it gets is the service. Our server was one of the friendlies and most fun I've encountered anywhere. Big...more
  • The Oregon Public House

    It is not often that I thoroughly enjoy myself alone (business traveler) in a bar/pub/eatery/etc, but i can truly say that The Oregon Public House was a...more

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