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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
  • Community Members
  • I'm university faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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State College, PA

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.

Tap icon

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
  • Community Members
  • I'm university faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • 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.

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

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with State College?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm university faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • 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 live in State College 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.)

where can i go

There's a lot to do around State College. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Eddie's Bicycles & Hockey Equipment


    This is our third bike purchase. Do the research and you will find that Jamis bikes are a solid performer in most categories. Our kids first bike were of...more
  • Harper's


    Very nice store for some suits and alternations. The staffs are nice and friendly. Tailor job is done perfectly. And it was free to do alternations with the...more
  • Goodwill Industries


    My wife is a goodwill connisseur, so I have seen, smelled, heard, and been clothed in the fruit of her interests. So, from my rather unfortunate and...more
  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers


    I have been coming here for over 10 years. The Starbucks has always been a guilty pleasure. I don't go to Starbucks a lot, because I typically don't drink...more
  • The Bicycle Shop


    Best bike shop in town. I've purchased a few bikes from them, and have been happy with the selection of bikes and accessories. My first winter in the area...more

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  • Mount Nittany


    a friend of mine is working on his PhD at Penn State, and a group of us visited him for the weekend. initial weather forecasts of rain changed, so we lucked...more
  • Penn-Roosevelt State Park


    Used to take Leo here to stare at the stars. Wow! There's a crapload of them here. Was always glad Leo was along because there's remnants of the famous...more
  • Shaver's Creek Environmental Center


    Great spot for a walk around the small lake. They have a great little hands on educational center including live raptors and owls.more
  • Planet Fitness - State College


    Lots of options, affordable, decent location if you live on that side of town. Unfortunately we don't. Equipment in good shape, solid. Lots of employees...more
  • Anytime Fitness


    I would typically not write a review quite this early for any particular business. However, for Anytime Fitness, I'm making an exception. My first inquiry...more

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  • Boxer's Cafe


    After a stop at Wal Mart, we decided to try Boxers for lunch on our way home. Even though we've been by here numerous times and live only 15 minutes away,...more
  • Pump Station Cafe


    Such a little gem close to Historic Boalsburg and the Military Museum.I've been here a bunch of times and it's a wonderful and welcoming place to stop in...more
  • Carvers Deli & BBQ


    I have had the BBQ and it's good. But they have a mild chili that I really love.more
  • Dust City Diner


    We visited on my birthday (apparently)! I was blackout drunk. It was a dark cool desert night on the playa. The waitress was dressed as a kangaroo and she...more
  • Waffle Shop


    It was fantastic being back in State College for Arts 'Fest and going here added to the experience. I had a yummy waffle and my friend had blueberry...more

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