Santa Clara University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
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in partnership with:

Santa Clara 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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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 Clara University?

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

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

I'm SCU faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm not affiliated with SCU, but still 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 Clara University. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Boxers

    Great store, My only complaint is that I wish they marked when items were on clearance.more

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    Short and simple here. I love this park. This park was one of the reasons that I live in this neighborhood. I do a lot of cycling and this is a great warm...more
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    I am a big fan of Sauce on the Side! I have been to both of their locations (can't wait for the third) and I have never had a bad experience. The staff is...more
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  • The Shaved Duck

    So very good. We came here because it was a Diner, Drive in, and Dives. It definitely is worthy of being on that show. I ordered the pulled pork and even...more

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