SUNY Potsdam


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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in partnership with:

SUNY Potsdam

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


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 a SUNY Potsdam 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 Zipcar account. 

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I'd like to open a new account for my department for free. 

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I'm not affiliated with SUNY Potsdam 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 SUNY Potsdam. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Creative Spirit Art Center

    This place is great - they sell artwork from local artisans on the main floor, while running a gallery in the basement for students and other artists to...more
  • SummerHaven Pool

    I was glad when the previous owner ( who was not the most customer service friendly) sold to the Bicknell family. The Bicknell's own quite a few stores in...more
  • Kinney Drugs

    This Kinney Drugs is bound to close soon. It's in the same strip mall as Giant Tiger (closed) and Hackett's (will probably also close soon). It's an older...more
  • The University Book Store

    This is Clarkson University's bookstore. It's run by Barnes & Noble, so it isn't very unique in what types of books it stocks. There's also an assortment...more

    The Frame Mill in Potsdam is the real deal. I've had many different pieces of art framed there, and I've always left 100% satisfied. He does a wonderful...more

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  • Ponderosa Steakhouse

    This is a really great place to eat. The food is always fresh and they have a really good variety. If you like salads, the selection of salad ingredients is...more
  • Sergi's Italian Restaurant Pizzeria & Banquet Hall

    BEST PIZZA EVER!!! I love Sergi's pizza, especially their Margarita Pizza. The crust is great! The sauce is great! The toppings and cheese are amazing. It...more
  • First Crush Wine Bar

    Overpriced for what you're getting. Randomly closed at odd times. I always feel like I can make exactly what they're putting in front of me. Soups taste...more
  • Hot Tamale

    The burrito bowls are great, I don't want to compare it to Chipotle but it shares the same concept with that company. I haven't really had anything I did...more
  • Jreck Subs

    Certain subs are great! Love the tuna here The roast beef The fried cauliflower And the Mac Saladmore

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