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(hint: they're right around campus)

what's it cost

Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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I'm a Purdue faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

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I'm not affiliated with Zipcar and I want to use Zipcar. 

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what's included

You get daily miles
with each reservation.
Road Trip?

Free gas.
Yep, free.

Insurance included.
We've got you covered.


how it works

1. join

Apply now! Once approved, you’ll get your Zipcard. This magical, little card unlocks thousands of cars, trucks and vans across the globe.

2. reserve

Book a Zipcar for a couple hours or the whole day. Do it online or on your phone via our mobile app. We’re easy.

3. tap

Walk to the car and hold your Zipcard to the windshield. Ta da. The doors will unlock and it’s all yours.

4. drive!

Go! When your time is almost up, return the car to the same reserved parking spot. Then you are all done!

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where can i go

There's a lot to do around Purdue University. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Two Tulips

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  • One Earth Gallery & Gifts

    It used to be that it was pretty much assumed if you saw Native American jewelry/accessories, that someone got it from the Native American that made it....more
  • Stall and Kessler's Diamond Center

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  • Elite Air Trampoline Park

    This was awesome! 30 minutes and I am sweating! I wish the springs were tighter but it's a play land, not really adult gymnastics refresher...! What a...more
  • Planet Fitness - Lafayette - Sagamore Pkwy

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  • Riverside Skating Center

    Awesome rink in the winter!more
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    So I stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn a few weeks ago and needed to go for a long run for my training. I wanted a trail and Lindsay H's review peak'd my...more
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  • O'Bryan's Nine Irish Brothers

    Stopped in here after checking out Purdue's campus when we saw some good Yelp reviews. We were not disappointed. Had an excellent Reuben and the mashed...more
  • Maru Japanese Sushi Restaurant

    Awesome sushi, lovely service. The seating is pretty cramped though and you might be waiting for awhile if you come when it's busy. To be honest that's the...more
  • Sushi Don

    We ordered a sushi roll and fried rice. The food portion is huge: one roll is enough for a girl and the fried rice is enough for two persons. The food...more
  • Thai Essence

    Pros: location, decor, service, food quality, gluten/dairy- free options Cons: price Summary: Recommend! Details: I felt relaxed as soon as I entered...more
  • Sgt Preston's of the North

    Food was good. They have daily specials, a fairly large menu and very decent prices. A little dark inside (I liked it), animal heads on the wall, and great...more

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