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 Fabulous Rag Boutique

    One of the few stores near my home in Pacific Beach that I kept coming back since 2011. I can visit and find a perfect outfit for any occasion semi formal...more
  • Native Poppy

    This review is looooong overdue- We got married Oct 14, 2016 and Native Poppy did my flower crown, my bouquet, and corsages. Overall, the end result for...more
  • Gioia's Room

    I'm so glad I finally got the nerve to walk in! I work next door and would always pass by but felt so intimidated to walk in. So one day after my lunch...more

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    Finding a new Chiropractor can be very challenging. I'm an avid runner, and after relocating from San Francisco to San Diego I had ramped up my training but...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
  • Bay View Park

    The lovely park is a hidden gem! The quaint setting can be easily missed, as it sets in a residential area. Absolutely stunning views of the bay! Perfect...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
  • True Motion

    I went in for a consultation with Dr. Bender back in April after experiencing level 10 pain from a pinched Ulnar/Radial nerve. Dr. Bender immediately took a...more

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    Did I just wolf down 5 tacos? Yes I did. I'm in San Diego for a meeting and is slammed with work. Looking for a quick bite to eat I came across this...more
  • Buona Forchetta

    have been coming here for a long time now. they have a new location but the south park location is still my favorite and well worth the wait. go early...more
  • Funky Fries and Burgers

    I'm not a huge fan of fries. As a chubby chick attempting to be not so chubby, this is a good thing. Funky Fries is my new weakness! My first visit, I tried...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
  • FishPit Sushi

    Today I went for first time to the FishPit and LOVED the Poke tuna spicy. It was fresh and really spicy as I like it. Owners are also very friendly and...more

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