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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 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.

Tap icon

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.

Gasoline icon

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.

  • 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
  • CVS Pharmacy


    Excellent new store and a huge upgrade from previous location next to Giant. Drive thru pharmacy is convenient but I prefer to go inside. Shelves are pretty...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
  • 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

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  • Holmes-Foster Park


    Holmes-Foster is a great park for several reasons. First, there's lots of shade - which is especially important in those summer months. Second, there's...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
  • 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

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  • 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
  • Pho 11


    Pho 11 is one of my favorite hotspots in State College. The wait staff is helpful in making suggestions of what to order, and the food always comes out in a...more
  • India Pavilion Exotic Indian Cuisine


    I visited state college this weekend. Made reservations to eat dinner with my three kids at this restaurant We liked it a lot. Food was tasty and good...more
  • The Naked Egg Cafe


    This is the best place to get breakfast!! The hot mess is awesome!!! If you live in State College this place is a must! The service is great and the...more
  • Café Verve


    Yupppp 5/5 stars hands down!!!!! Thanks to Yelp, we found this place for a delicious and healthy meal!! I believe this place is fairly new to the area! I...more

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