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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Commute Club Members
  • I'm a Stanford faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department for free. 
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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Stanford 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.
  • Take select flexible vehicles one-way or round trip.

how it works

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join

Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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reserve

Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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drive

Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Commute Club Members
  • I'm a Stanford faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department for free. 
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

Ford Focus

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Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Commute Club Members
  • I'm a Stanford faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account. 
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department for free. 
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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

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

I'm a Commute Club member and I'd like to join Zipcar. 

what's included

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miles

Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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gas

Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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insurance

If you're a Zipcar member,
you're covered. (So you can drive safe
and rest easy.)

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