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 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

what’s your affiliation with Santa Barbara City College?

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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.

  • Plum Goods

    This was - BY FAR - the most visually appealing story we hit on this trip. Everything was incredibly well-laid-out and there was something to catch your...more
  • Fuzion

    They knew everything about every piece. Local glass makes it all worth it. The selection is gorgeous. Check it outmore
  • Lush

    Excellent service at LUSH (per usual) the associate, Julie, working was very helpful and provided above the expected service! Got all the product...more
  • Trader Joe's

    Really good grocery store with wide variety of items! From aloe water to lavash bread to tiramisu... so many good products to choose from. I like their...more
  • Game Seeker

    XD I love the lady who runs the counter! She has such an enthusiastic personality! She let me open this HUGE container of plastic miniature animals, pour...more

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  • Butterfly Beach

    So glad we went to this beach while in Santa Barbara! It was clean and had nice soft sand! There was ample space to lay out and watch passerbys, families...more
  • iSurf

    My 6-year old son (now 7) was up and surfing on his first lesson with iSurf!! These instructors really know kids and how to communicate with them in a...more
  • Shoreline Park

    These beautiful views can be enjoyed with a quick bike ride or walk up from the main boardwalk. Definitely worth the views of crystal blue water, nice sandy...more
  • Captain Jack's Santa Barbara Tours

    I love kayaking but my wife does not like kayaking in the ocean. She would however go if we had a guide. I purchased a 90 minute Kayak Tour, which did take...more
  • Jenny Schatzle Program

    I love this program and the entire staff. Everyone is super nice and are always willing to answer any questions. My only problem is the parking. There are...more

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  • The Honor Bar

    This restaurant truly is as good as it gets. I'm not easy to please and I wouldn't change a thing here. The food is fantastic. The lighting is perfect....more
  • Yoichi's

    I have eaten at 5 star 5 diamond restaurants but I have never literally cried after eating a meal. My boyfriend and I enjoyed the 7 course tasting and from...more
  • The Lark

    Very good almost fusion like food. They only take reservation for party of 8 at either 5:30 or 8pm. So we had to walk in to grab the seats at the communal...more
  • The Black Sheep

    The dinner I had at The Black Sheep was one of the best I've had in my life. It's been about a month since I've visited and I still can't stop thinking...more
  • The Funk Zone Patio

    We've been meaning to go to this place since they opened, and we finally found the time. The Funk Zone has needed a place like this for a long time. I...more

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