Santa Barbara City College


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff

in partnership with:

Santa Barbara City College

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 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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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

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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 a SBCC faculty or staff member and want to use Zipcar.

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 Santa Barbara City College. Here are just a few ideas.

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    So when I arrived here I fell in the doorway...let me preface that I was wearing flip flops and it was raining so this was the perfect recipe for falling!...more
  • Bartered Threads

    Best kept secret in Brookland DC. One of my favorite places to shop. I am always excited to shop here to see what is in store.more
  • Second Story Books & Antiques

    Gigantic used book store; was here for three hours and didn't feel like I covered the whole thing. Organization is a little off putting at first but it's...more

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  • The Gardens Ice House

    This place is great!!! Although ice skating isn't really my "thing," I thought I'd give it a shot! We found this rink and many others, but opted for this...more
  • Gravelly Point Park

    Fun and relaxing place to spend with my boyfriend after a long day in museums.. I Love how the plans fly low over head. Lots of families and couples playing...more
  • Georgetown Waterfront Park

    An absolutely beautiful park, overlooking the famous Potomac river. Very walking friendly, and a little bit of nature in an otherwise urban city. This...more
  • Bikram Hot Yoga Riverdale Park

    Wow I love this place! I used to attend the Bikram Yoga Takoma Park location back in 2014 when it was under different ownership and ended up getting...more
  • Zengo Cycle Bethesda

    Love this place but the best thing abt it, really, is Nas. This girl is everything! Music, motivation, dance party -- on point. Do yourself a favor and...more

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  • The Board and Brew

    I'm obsessed with this place, which I stumbled upon by accident while waiting for an Uber driver to return my keys that I'd left in his car (this is sadly...more
  • Eatbar

    I love EatBar. I've been here three times now and every time it has been great. First and foremost the service is fantastic. They are honestly the...more
  • All Set Restaurant & Bar

    One of my new favorite places for oysters and mussels. My husband and I were starving after church yesterday and I was craving oysters. There are a lot of...more
  • SteelFire Kitchen & Bar

    Great place for a specialty burger. Nice, modern vibe inside. They could use better signage for where the front door is located or add signage to the two...more
  • Barrel

    Super swanky cocktail bar on Capitol Hill with great drinks, amazing food (almost all made in-house), and great music. If you're looking for a place with a...more

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