Southern Connecticut State College


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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Southern Connecticut State 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.


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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University memberships are only $15! (That’s $10 off. Thanks, Ford.)


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find Zipcars nearby

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

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What It Costs

what's your affiliation with Southern Connecticut State 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 an SCSU faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm not affiliated with Southern Connecticut State University and I want to join 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 Southern Connecticut State University. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Traci's On Main Pastry & Antique Shoppe

    Creative pastry and great at the regular baked goods too. Love the scones and coffee for breakfastmore
  • Branford Hobbies

    Mark is the man. His dad owned the store and he grew up in it. Now he runs it. It would be hard to find someone who knows more about the hobby. I am...more
  • Helping Hands Community Thrift Store

    This thrift store RULES. Good prices, good merchandise and a good cause. Little parking lot in the front but a bigger one in the back - there is a back...more
  • Target

    This Target is definitely nicer than the one in Orange, CT but not the best that I've been to. However, one of the employees at the Starbucks within the...more
  • LL Bean Outlet Store

    Prices pretty reasonable for ll bean. Not worth it for men's shoes, discount isn't much. Have to be careful of irregular clothes. Staff seemed friendly and...more

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  • Mactivity Fitness Center

    I was in New Haven briefly and used a day pass ($15). This gym was impressive. If I was a student I don't think I would ever leave. They have two areas with...more
  • East Rock Park

    This is a great, pretty spacious park that is close to Yale University. I really enjoyed the hiking trail here. You can either take a nicely upsloping...more
  • City Climb

    The staff who work here are awesome! I had my daughter's birthday party and went to a another climb session. The belayers take you through step by step...more
  • Amity Bowl

    Cheapest alleys in the area, and also the straightest and best kept. No wonder the leagues flock to this place, they have professional level lane...more
  • Ingalls Rink

    As a member of the Yale Figure Skating Club, I was fortunate enough to practice at Ingalls regularly. This rink is superior, one of the best I've had the...more

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  • Caseus Fromagerie & Bistro

    For nearly two years, I heard about the amazing food at Caseus, so I finally went for dinner on a Wednesday evening after term ended. We were seated...more
  • Bistro Mediterranean & Tapas Bar

    Came on a Yelp deal on a Thursday and just made happy hour. Happy hour goes Wed-Thu 4-6 and is ok, but not worth going crazy to get to. You save about $2...more
  • Skappo

    One word: delizioso! This place is great for a night out, date night, celebration with family, or just a serious craving of true, authentic Italian food!...more
  • Cedarhurst Cafe

    This cafe did not disappoint. Great ambiance for studying, working on your laptop, or just people watching at the window. I had to give myself a few minutes...more
  • Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana

    I eat pizza every single day and this place was pretty amazing!! I had a regular pizza to taste the base pizza so while I didn't try any of the fancy pies...more

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