Portland State University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
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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.


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

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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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    Such a fun find while walking the Alberta Arts District. My husband is actually the one that saw the sign directing us off the main run for this little...more
  • Frock Boutique

    Everytime I'm in this part of town, I absolutely have to stop in. It's a small shop that stocks items I can normally only find online or in larger cities...more
  • Herbivore Clothing Company

    Cute, positive, vegan, and cruelty free items! I love coming back because the atmosphere is so wonderful.more
  • Altar

    Mary (I hope that's your name!) helped me and was incredible! I went to Altar recently to buy a birthday present for my wife, and Mary was so helpful and...more
  • Presents of Mind

    I've always adored the jewelry they curate. So when back in town, I had to go and check out what was new. Found two pair of stunning and unique earrings (no...more

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  • International Rose Test Garden

    The rose garden is a must during the spring and summer months when the roses are in full bloom. This unassumingly, large rose garden is in the middle of...more
  • Portland Fit Body Bootcamp

    This really is the best workout I have tried and I have tried them all. Firstly it is short, 45 mins start to finish and secondly that 45 mins flies by. The...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
  • 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
  • Pure Barre

    I just recently moved to Portland, and Pure Barre turned out to be exactly what I was looking for. I've taken 15 classes so far and am still in my first...more

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  • The American Local

    My boyfriend is a huge foodie. He has practically been to every restaurant in Portland. I heard about this place from a coworker. Much to my surprise, my...more
  • Screen Door

    This was one of the places I was most looking forward to when visiting Portland. I read the reviews on how the line and wait can be pretty long, so I wanted...more
  • Basilisk

    If a stock market for PDX food existed I would say BUY!! BUY!! BUY!! on Basilisk! Everything I have had here is superb! Hot Chicken has the perfect amount...more
  • Tasty n Sons

    I stopped it on a weekend trip to Portland, this was the first spot after we landed and I couldn't have picked a better place. They feature an eclectic...more
  • Shut Up and Eat

    Do yourself a favor and go to Shut Up and Eat. Everything we had was absolutely delicious. We got a meatball sandwich and a Broad Street Bomber (aka...more

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