San Diego State U


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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San Diego State U

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

Zipcar for Universites

what’s your affiliation with SDSU?

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

All students 18+ are welcomed, including drivers with international licenses.

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

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 SDSU. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • The Cave of Wonders

    We loved this place, we passed by it in the morning and I had talked about it almost all day and we got back I looked it up and they were still open so we...more
  • San Diego Guns

    decades of experience behind these counters. real firearm professionals here, must check them out.more
  • Sage Sisters

    Whether you want flowers for yourself or for someone special, this is the place to go! It's a cute little shop that has flowers you can choose from and make...more

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  • Bay View Park

    Hidden gem. Perfect place to getaway and just relax while viewing downtown. Perfect backdrop for pictures too. Someone actually took grad photos when I was...more
  • Zolna Yachts

    Got to stay on the Ohana Pacific for two nights! Long time ago did a Cruz with them and was great too. Stayed for my bday and jet ski rentals are one dock...more
  • Sim Massage

    I visited Sim massage for the first time yesterday. The atmosphere was very serene. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Virgil was amazing. They...more
  • Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt

    SO MUCH FUN. We did this for a 50th birthday party and had three teams. Everyone had a blast. The puzzles are challenging and different and the location...more
  • Body University

    Francine is AMAZING! Her glute isolation classes will get you results fast and her posing classes are great for competitors new to the body building...more

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    Undoubtedly my favorite Thai place in San Diego. I always get the yellow curry, mild, carrots and potatoes only and they get it right every single time....more
  • Funky Fries and Burgers

    This is a great little place. More upscale than fast food but not quite a sit-down restaurant. You order at the counter and they take your name. When your...more
  • Pesto Italian Craft Kitchen

    WOW! Best food in town in a long time. Not only is the food amazing, place super cute and the service great! The owner is clearly connected to the shop as...more
  • Ranchwood BBQ & Catering

    After the reopen- Ranchwood is absolutely still my favorite BBQ. I was keeping my fingers crossed every month when I'd call to see if the disconnection tone...more
  • Buona Forchetta

    Pasta With Benefits: Matteo Cattaneo's Italian, alfresco bistro is nestled in the heart of South Park like central squares in Europe where friends,...more

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