Portland State University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members

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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 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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  • Redux

    Across the street from Doug Fir, the little row of shops around Redux caught our eye, and this place is the gem in that crown. We loved the femme-centric...more
  • Sweet Jayne

    Space is cute. Clothing selection is carefully selected, amazingly cute chic jewelry, gifts and candles. Overall, great place to shop for something a little...more
  • Vape 9 Lounge

    Top notch customer service! Thank you Brandon Helpful, informative and fun to talk with.more
  • Screaming Sky

    I really liked this store. Bought two pieces or art, which made packing difficult but I figured it out. The array of art, books, products they sell fit my...more

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  • Flex & Flow

    I'm new to Portland and trying out new studios. This is my favorite. I got a great workout in the power yoga class, building strength and flexibility and...more
  • Tryon Creek State Park

    How I never managed to knock down a hike here when I used to accompany my ex to Lewis and Clark's law library ( a decent amount) completely eludes me. I...more
  • Portland Team Fitness

    I started taking the Wonder Woman classes about eight months ago. I wasn't in very good shape, I was starting to feel old, AND I have never enjoyed...more
  • Escapism: Dr. Zylchov's Laboratory

    I came here with my 3 daughters. We were a little hesitant at first because of the slightly sketchy appearance but we were incredibly pleasantly surprised...more
  • North Portland Yoga

    The space is pretty amazing, brick with huge windows, light and airy. And the sound of the train is actually pretty charming IMHO. Coming from a bike...more

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  • Andina Restaurant

    It had been years since I had been to Andina. I so not know why it took me so long to return. We had the best meal there. You have a couple of ways to...more
  • Pine State Biscuits

    Food: Reggie Deluxe Drinks: Nitro Coffee Pros: Quick service. Plenty of choices. Great outdoor space. Cons: Not in Minnesota! Experience: Amazed by the...more
  • Tasty n Alder

    Tasty N Alders was probably what I was most looking forward to on my trip to Portland, and hats off to you: absolutely worth the hype! Came here at 8:45...more
  • a Cena Ristorante

    This is the place to eat if you want authentic, well-made Italian food. We have been here many times and have always been impressed with whatever we...more
  • The American Local

    This place is seriously wonderful. Growing up in Portland, I sometimes resent the gentrification of neighborhoods, but I think this place does things well...more

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