Santa Clara University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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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.

  • 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.
  • Membership starts as low as $7/month.

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

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I'm not affiliated with SCU, but still want to use Zipcar.

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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 Santa Clara University. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Revive Thrift Shop

    A really nice thrift store where they have clothes for men and women, shoes for both, some nick knacks and a lot of furniture. Everything was tidy and neat...more
  • Plowsharing Crafts

    i just love this shop. this is where i but pretty much all of my coffee. i am particularly fond of the Equal Exchange Mind Body & Soul whole bean. it's more...more
  • The Vintage Haberdashery

    If you have a themed party coming up, stop by here. I told the store employee the theme of my upcoming party and he directed me to the area I needed to be....more
  • The Green Goose

    The best part about The Green Goose is the pricing. Stock in the store turns over quickly because the prices keep bringing customers through the door....more
  • Rack + Clutch

    LOVE this place! Cute clothes with such affordable prices! Plus, how fun is it that its a truck?! It makes the shopping experience so fun! :)more

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  • Urban Breath Yoga

    Situated in the heart of The Grove, Urban Breathe gives the mind, body, and soul the strength and focus needed to better yourself. I took advantage of their...more
  • Saratoga Lanes

    Ah, Saratoga - this is old school bowling personified. This alley dates all of the way back to 1916 and you can pick up on it the second you realize its on...more
  • Kiener Plaza

    this is a really good plaza and there is a lot of things always going on down in the plaza. we just recently went down for the BACON-FEST which was extra...more
  • Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

    Ever seen an outdoor museum? Welp, the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is just that. Beautiful history and culture rich (Dred Scott, Virginia Minor)...more
  • Tilles County Park

    It is now the season for Christmas and Tilles Park does it right. The whole park is covered in Christmas lights of many different themes. Santa, Rudolph,...more

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  • Southwest Diner

    Love this place! Their breakfast sausage, that is homemade by the way, is deliciously amazing! The biscuits and gravy are by far the best this on the menu...more
  • Sauce On The Side

    ABSOLUTELY the perfect quick dining lunch spot. The other Sauce (SOTS) restaurants are also outstanding with flavorful and fresh food that is custom...more
  • Sugarfire Smoke House

    Wow. I've been to quite a few BBQ joins throughout The South and this is one of the best. The brisket is incredible and flavorful, the turkey is has great...more
  • The Fountain On Locust

    All of the servers we've had here were great! Super knowledgeable and willing to weigh in on what they liked best on the menu. Three coins in the fountain...more
  • The Shaved Duck

    We've been back a couple of times since our first visit, even with the three kids most recently, and it was just great. The ribs run out fairly early, and...more

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