State College, PA


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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

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.

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!

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

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I'd like to join my department's existing account.

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I'd like to open a new account for my department.

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I live in State College and I'd like to join 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 State College. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Avant Garden

    I ordered flowers for our daughters graduation from Penn State. Had Avant Garden deliver them to where we were having our dinner celebration. They were...more
  • Kohl's

    I adore Kohl's. The service at this location is excellent, and it's neat and clean. As a Kohl's shopper in several states over the years, I can't say enough...more
  • Home Goods

    It's a good thing I don't live in State College, because I would be here way more often than I should and my house would be overflowing with odd-ball...more
  • Walmart Supercenter

    This is your typical Wal-Mart. It is the better one in the State College area as compared to the one on North Atherton. It is big, and has a variety of...more
  • The Music Underground

    Since Music Underground has moved to a new location--inside Chronic Town Hookah Lounge--I figured I should update my review. Same great selection of...more

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  • Koko FitClub of State College

    I LOVE Koko FitClub! I get all the personalized attention and results of a personal trainer and none of the hassle of scheduling appointments! The staff...more
  • Science Park Recreation Association Pool

    OK, this is my local pool, but I think it is great. There is nothing special about it, but it is close and not too crowded. There is a snack shack and it is...more
  • Nittany Gymnastics Academy

    this place has courses for young kids on tumbling. These seem well run and the kids like 'em. From that the kids can transition into teams for girls and...more
  • Slab Cabin Park

    This park is mostly known for sledding in the winter, but it's also heavily used by runners and has a nice connection (across a covered bridge) to a bike...more
  • Fairways & Greens Pro Golf Shop

    Fantastic indoor golf experience. Don't say I didn't tell ya.more

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  • All American Rathskeller

    A dive bar with good food. My only turnoff is that i wish it had more craft. I think the drink specials are decent, but the food specials are what makes...more
  • Ni Hao

    Still four stars but tonight was definitely not my best experience here. First of all, a lot (I didn't count but maybe as much as half?) of the sushi had...more
  • Pho 11

    I went to this place because of my wife. She absolutely loves Pad Thai and other dishes with fish sauce. I, on the other hand, am completely repulsed by the...more
  • Pita Cabana Cafe

    I came here on a snowy day for hot food. I've never had a pita in my life. So I went for whatever sounded good. I got takeout, so it was in a styrofoam...more
  • Barrel 21 Distillery And Dining

    I took my girlfriend here when visiting State College. Brunch is very popular in DC, but State College lacks in this department. We went to Barrel 21 for...more

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