Santa Clara University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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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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    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
  • Ruth's Vintage Clothing

    Ruth's Vintage is a small, well organized vintage clothing store. I shop all over the United States for vintage clothing and have been to hundreds of...more
  • West County Center

    Amazing mall, nice crowd, parking is sometimes hard to find. Good amount of stores too.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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    Great Pulled Pork !!! The cabbages and the sausage in the sandwich make this a very unique feast !!!! I'm so happy The Southerner was at the Canine...more
  • Urban Shark

    Passing thru the state and the bike rack that I had was destroying our bikes during that days travel!! We were devastated by the damage and needed a new...more
  • Urban Breath Yoga

    This studio is great if you're a beginner or intermediate, but really it's for any yoga enthusiast. I especially enjoy the $5 vinyasa flow on Fridays....more
  • Consuming Kinetics Dance Company

    I tried this studio during my first and second weeks of my ClassPass Journey. I loved the location and the neighborhood. You can always find parking...more

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  • Urban Chestnut Brewing Co

    My wife and I were helping our friends from St Louis to Portland OR. This is where we kicked off the "Moving west brewery tour" Family and kid friendly,...more
  • Reeds American Table

    Finally made it to Reeds! I've been waiting to try this place out for the longest time! I came here with my wife, aunt, and uncle. My wife and I took a...more
  • Sugarfire Smoke House

    I've tried every single Sugarfire location and they are all worthy of my review below. I'll note that this is my "original" because it's where I first had...more
  • 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
  • Retreat Gastropub

    Went to Retreat Gastropub for an end of night snack and drink last night. I ordered a Brown Ale on tap while Devon had the Fruit Fly on tap. Both were...more

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