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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.
  • 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.

  • 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
  • Moyer Jewelers


    My (now) husband and I worked with Moyer while getting our wedding bands figured out last year before our wedding. We were new to the area, and weren't...more
  • Room Doctor


    First of all the product is really good (bunk bed), nice, sturdy, good wood quality. The logistic and customer service isn't as good as the product. I've...more
  • Ross Dress for Less


    I agree with the previous poster about the cleanliness of this Ross and the friendly employees. But the deals I get on things here has really made me a...more
  • Patton Pharmacy & V & S Variety


    Handy store! Helpful and friendly staff, lots of different and useful items, always clean, well you're getting the picture! If you need a quick gift they...more

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  • 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
  • Spring Creek Park


    This is a beautiful park. Lots of trees. Spring Creek runs through it. Some ball fields for the kids and adults who still think they are kids. There is even...more
  • Pegula Ice Arena


    A great new modern arena with great fans, but the goal horns are way to loud and hurt your ears.more
  • State College Family YMCA


    I love this Y - I joined a few months before I had Ellen (first baby) and did lots of swimming in their 8 lane lap pool. Their pool is well maintained and...more

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  • India Pavilion Exotic Indian Cuisine


    Maybe the best restaurant ever in State College. I always go with the garlic naan, tikka masala, and chicken tandoori. I've also tried the lamb and shrimp...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
  • Fiddlehead


    ri-pear-ian is the way to go, but the backyard BBQ and las cantinas locas are also great. I've never been excited about a salad place before I discovered...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
  • Spats Cafe & Speakeasy


    Very charming and quaint play on a New Orleans themed restaurant. I found myself here with a co-worker while in town for business. My associate, who...more

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