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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.

  • People's Nation


    Amazing service and really good prices! Lots of 60's-70's fashion that I loved!! I got a formal winter dress for a school dance, I couldn't be any happier!...more
  • McLanahan's Penn State Room


    How come no one has reviewed McLanahan's!? In the best valley voice I can make, this is place is like, totally essential. McLanahan's has the prime of...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
  • Lions Pride


    Lion's Pride is another spot in State College that carries a plethora of Penn State apparel. Whether you're looking for a tshirt, hoodie, pants, magnets,...more
  • Michaels


    This Michaels is located in the shopping center along with other stores. I have only gone into this Michaels about three times but each time, I've had an...more

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  • 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
  • Penn State Golf Courses


    Each golf course has it's ups and downs. Each course also has good and bad things. I'm delighted to report the goods are much better than the bads. Goods...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
  • 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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  • The Naked Egg Cafe


    The Naked Egg is my kind of breakfast spot. I found it on Yelp when I was at a conference back in November and tried it largely because there was a...more
  • The Darkhorse Tavern


    Great place to visit in State College for good old fashion pub food. You have to try their chicken wings with the assortment of sauces and how they prepare it.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
  • Tadashi


    FRESH + Fast! Perhaps my new favorite sushi spot in town. I'm more of a sushi gal than a ramen gal, but have enjoyed both here. If you're a raw fish fan,...more
  • Barrel 21 Distillery And Dining


    This is a NYC style place. High sealing, big windows, great attention, beautiful lighting. During the day it looks very modern, very sophisticated. At...more

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