San Diego State U


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

(gas and insurance included!)

join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff

in partnership with:

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

Join icon


Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

Reserve icon


Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

Tap icon


Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

Drive icon


Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff


how it works video

find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with SDSU?

join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff

Students join for $25 and get $35 in driving credit (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

Map icon


Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

Gasoline icon


Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

Umbrella icon


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.

  • Por Vida

    I love this place! Definitely my new favorite. I'm sick of Starbucks and Pura Vida is the way to go! I ordered the Horchata Latte! It's soo good and it's...more
  • Verbatim Books

    This place is amazing. Amazing amazing. I love books as much or more than I love food (which is a whole heck of a lot). And even though I have an Amazon...more
  • Vape Hard

    This place is awesome. My husband and I are loyal regulars to this shop. Toan, the owner, is awesome, super friendly and a Macgyver when it comes to...more
  • Native Poppy

    I had a beautiful floral crown made for my wedding!! I ordered online about a week before my wedding day because I changed my mind last minute. I spoke with...more
  • The General Store

    I was lost on University and pulled in this place to look at my navigation. I was pleasantly surprised to find a very cool store that sells Levi's and...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • Bay View Park

    Escape from the busy streets of SD and make your way to Coronado Island! You don't have to pay toll! But you can admire the San Diego skyline from this...more
  • TITLE Boxing Club

    Love love love Title Boxing. So many great things to say about the Gym, the Staff and Trainers AND the workout. My Husband wanted to try a boxing class and...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
  • San Diego Beach Rides, Horse Rentals and Wagon Rides

    Been here twice and loved both experiences! My most recent trip was the swim adventure with Anna at the end of December. Our reservation was at 9:30am,...more
  • RSD Boxing

    Bottom Line: Great Price and Stellar Training Great atmosphere for both beginners and experienced boxers. The instructor staff are supportive,...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • Bahn Thai

    Quick and easy Thai food. You order at the counter and they will bring it out to you at their minimal seating outside, or you can take it to go. This...more
  • Wei Wei Asian Express

    Best. Wings. Ever. I need to make this longer so it isn't just a tip butba full review, buy I said everything that needs to be said in the first three...more
  • Tako Factory

    I was driving past this place on my way to get a haircut, and I was getting hungry, so I said to myself: "Self, you should stop by there after your haircut,...more
  • Carnitas' Snack Shack - North Park

    Holy pork!! I had the Triple Threat--YES. Carnitas, pork schnitzel, & bacon with some yummy condiments. Amazing. The fries were you excellent, great...more
  • Buona Forchetta

    Awesome Food, my mother and husband are very hard to please when it comes to food and they both loved it! Service was great despite the busy Mother's Day...more

Powered by Yelp!