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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  • Le Bel Age

    You feel like being inspired and having a refresher of what/how to wear? Come to Le Bel Age! I'm always amazed by the stores' international inclusiveness,...more
  • The Cave of Wonders

    I love this place. They are always attentive to my needs and are willing to make one of a kind pieces right away.more
  • Yesteryear's Comics

    I got back into comics a little more than a year ago, and Yesteryear's large selection of back issues made it really easy for my dusty collector instincts...more

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    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
  • Man Up Boot Camp and Personal Training

    About 1 year ago my husband and I decided that we needed to make a change in our sedentary lifestyle. I found Ed via group-on and signed us up for a 6 week...more
  • TITLE Boxing Club

    Jules is the BEST! She has amazing energy and keeps me motivated the entire class. I love coming to her classes because I can get a crazy workout at a one...more
  • Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt

    My two friends and I did this scavenger hunt and it was literally so much fun. The game is extremely well thought-out. It is difficult without being...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

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    Im so picky about chinese food. This place So fresh, flavorable and yummy. Orange chicken actually taste like orange zesty chicken without it being too...more
  • Darya Grill

    Yum, all I can say is yum! I have been craving Persian/ Iranian food. I'm so happy that place is close by to my home! As a first timer here I was pleasantly...more
  • Royal Grill Cuisine

    My wife and I were in the mood for some Mediterranean food and the yelp reviews brought us here- and we were not disappointed. Service: We came for an...more
  • Bahn Thai

    Da best thai food to go period in the whole California. Nobody can beat their secret spicy recipe with garlic. Caution though, if you don't like garlic stay...more
  • FishPit Sushi

    If you love fresh fish, this is the place to eat. They serve amazing poke bowls and their papaya salad is soooo delicious !!! They don't sell beer or sake...more

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