State College, PA


find freedom with cars on
campus by the hour of 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.
  • Membership starts as low as $7/month.

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!

how it works video

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
  • Whitetail Lane Farm

    Whitetail Lane Farm has been around since '12 - they offer a great selection of homemade goat milk soap, made with the fresh goats' milk from their own herd...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
  • Lion's Cut

    I always enjoyed this salon. This is especially good for people with thick dark hair (i.e. Asian). It's not as good as some of the NYC ones, but I don't...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
  • Central PA Mixed Martial Arts

    Energetic atmosphere. Great workout and I learned a lot. They manage to address your individual needs and assist you on a one on one basis. I did it for a...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

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  • Rey Azteca

    This place rocks. We walked in and were seated immediately on a Saturday night at 7:30pm with a party of six. We had drinks, chips, and salsa within eight...more
  • Wings Over Happy Valley

    My boyfriend and I ordered wings over constantly. The delivery is fast and the food is great. I would always order the 1/2 lb boneless wings with fries....more
  • Sakura Sushi Bar & Asian Cuisine

    My little and I used to love coming here for a gals dinner. Their sushi is AMAZING and fresh. The fried rice is good, too. It's just an amazing place...more
  • Mamma Mia's

    Seriously, the best. The white pizza is to die for. The dough is fresh and not greasy like some of the other places in town.more
  • Shaker's Grill

    yummiest food in town!more

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