San Jose State University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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San Jose State University

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

  • 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.

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!

how it works video

find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

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

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I am SJSU Faculty or Staff

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

what's included


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


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


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 SJSU. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • MetroPCS

    Best customer service ever! Everything wants great and Smooth in a short period of time! Thank you guysmore
  • Pretty Penny

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  • Crab Cove Visitor Center

    This is probably the best beach for little kids in the Bay Area. The rocky area near the visitors center is fun to explore at low tide. The beach past the...more
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  • Omescape

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  • Indian Rock Park

    Yes, Indian Rock park bring me back to my high school days climbing on these rocks with all my rock climbing friends. Bouldering is what we called it

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    This place is a hidden gem in a primarily residential neighborhood. I went there this past Friday Night and their website warns of long lines on weekend...more
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  • The Hideout Kitchen & Cafe

    The owner JB invited back for dinner after our less than stellar lunch experience. I'm really glad that we accepted as we had a MUCH better meal. We were...more
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    This place has a special place in my husband's heart, and mine as well for that reason. We first dined here a few years ago because we'd heard of the famous...more

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