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

(gas and insurance included!)

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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.
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  • 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.

 

how it works

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join

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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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—or tap the app—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.

  • The Home Depot


    I just moved to State College, and needed random items - mostly lightbulbs. They had a nice selection, and the staff were knowledgable. This is not like...more
  • Connections Clothing


    All the girls I know love the ladies section, the men's section in the back is better than any in town. The owner is the the main sales associate so you...more
  • New Hope Thrift


    Nice little newly opened thrift with clothing and used item. It's small so there isn't a lot to pick from and prices are comparable to the local Goodwill. I...more
  • Ollie's Bargain Outlet


    This is not as good as Ocean State seemed to be, but, as long as you don't try to get anything in paricular, you can get it here. They have a lot of...more
  • The Frame Factory & Gallery


    Don't be fooled by the term "factory." Bill and team do beautiful custom work at reasonable prices. I tried another place when I first moved here, and it...more

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  • 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
  • Orchard Park


    This park has gotten a recent face-lift, as it gained a new play structure in the summer of 2013. It was the result of a joint venture between a non-profit...more
  • Fairways & Greens Professional Golf Shop


    Very nice golf shop where you can test clubs before purchasing. Price ranges for both new and used clubs are affordable.more
  • Dalevue Park


    A great neighborhood park with a basketball court, tennis court, volleyball court, and sledding hill. It's also a nice place to watch the 4th of July...more

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  • Hog Father's Old Fashioned BBQ


    I got the carolina style pulled pork sandwich with their golden fries and mac and cheese. All of it was amazing. My girl got the brisket dinner and I tried...more
  • Sadie's Gourmet Waffles & Bakery


    I tried Sadie's on a whim for the first time last year and have been coming back monthly. I suffer from a sweet tooth and Sadie's is the perfect solution....more
  • Zola Kitchen & Wine Bar


    Overall, my experience was very statisfying. I went with my fiance and parents during Homecoming weekend. The ambiance is very inviting, and you can see...more
  • Sakura Sushi Bar & Asian Cuisine


    Good sushi and rolls, the tuna & salmon sashimi was very good. Keep in mind that it's BYOB, Premier Liquor has great wine just up the street. Very...more
  • Pita Cabana Cafe


    Let me just say this: California has infinite amounts of mediterranean/lebanese food, and this seems like the only one I can find in State College. With...more

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