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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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff

in partnership with:

San Jose State University

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.


how it works

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Apply in the app and drive in minutes. Or 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—or tap the app—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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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff

University memberships are only $15! (That’s $10 off. Thanks, Ford.)


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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 SJSU?

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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff

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

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

I am SJSU Faculty or Staff

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 SJSU. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Urban Indigo

    One of the coolest little shops I've ever been to. It's like Disneyland, but for capitalist yuppies. Urban Indigo truly has a little bit of everything and...more
  • OwlNWood

    OwlNWood is a boutique filled with stylish leather handbags, clutches, wallets, jewelry, and several racks of unique designed garments. Browsing through...more
  • McMullen Boutique

    Fabulous Selections and Sherri knows style and fashion! She has has traveled the world and appreciates local stars as well. Friendly and Knowledgeable...more

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  • Captain Kirk's San Francisco Sailing

    My team did an afternoon offsite with Captain Kirk, and it was a terrific event. We sailed from SF (near AT&T Park), under the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate...more
  • Black Sands Beach

    I love this beach! Parking was not a problem. There are no restrooms down at the beach so be sure to use the restroom at the top where the parking lot is....more
  • Grizzly Peak

    Who knew that the most amazing view in the East Bay could be so easily accessible? Grizzly Peak is located right off the 24 freeway, and in one or two turns...more
  • Outdoor Adventure Club

    I have taken a few classes from Richard at OAC. I highly recommend OAC for trips and instruction. In climbing and avalanche courses I received lots of good...more
  • Mindfulness for Stress Reduction and Success

    My wife and I took Augusta's MBSR course from January to March 2016. I highly, highly recommend this course to anyone who is interested in mindfulness or...more

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  • The House

    (4.5 stars) The House is freaken awesome, especially for a late lunch when it's not too crowded and the prices are super reasonable. (Under $15 for a...more
  • Hogwash

    This place is awesome! They have an incredibly good beer list and the bartender Paula was super helpful and cool in making a recommendation on what to...more
  • Borinquen Soul

    The service was delightful The food was exquisite Jessica says she loves too cook We love to eat Such a nice addition to the Dimond districtmore
  • Wood Tavern

    Great experience. Made reservations for 6, and they were very accommodating (we had a toddler with us). Service was great. Very kind and attentive...more
  • Southie

    Bacon wrapped peaches?!? Fig, prosciutto and ricotta crostini. Meatballs over polenta. Needless to say, we left completely stuffed and beyond satisfied....more

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