The University at Albany

Close

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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
join now join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Former Hertz Members
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a UAlbany faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

in partnership with:

The University at Albany

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

Join icon

join

Apply in the app and drive in minutes. Or apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

Reserve icon

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.

Drive icon

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 join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Former Hertz Members
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a UAlbany faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

how it works video

find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

Students
join now join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Former Hertz Members
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a UAlbany faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar 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 UAlbany?

Students
join now join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Former Hertz Members
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a UAlbany faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar 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.

Look at you, you lucky duck. You can join for free. Just make sure to enter your Hertz number on your application.

I'm not affiliated with UAlbany but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

Map icon

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.

Umbrella icon

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 UAlbany. Here are just a few ideas.

  • The Shops at Porter


    I lived in Cambridge for 2 years in the late 90s while doing postdoc (i.e. Post Doctoral Research, a fancy term for unemployed person with a Ph.D. degree,...more
  • Whats-Nü


    Lena and this shop were wonderful, what a fun place to stop in! The prices are on par with nice business-casual pieces from JCrew and Talbots, but the...more
  • Davis Squared


    When my sister came to visit me, we hit up Davis Squared & got an eclectic mishmash of items: tea & cup set for my mom, jewelry & hair clips for her,...more
  • Target


    The Target store is great. The crowds are generally small. The selection is good. Took one star off because the Cafe does not have any power outlets for...more
  • Canal Street Antique Mall


    Was I hesitant about going to a antique mall in Lawrence of all places? Yes. Call me crazy, but antiquing isn't what comes to mind when I think of that...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • Lake Quannapowitt


    Perfect lake to walk around to get some exercise or just need time to think. Also fun to bring the dog there and everybody is so friendly. Nice places to...more
  • Cat Rock Park


    Had a great time here with my pup and toddler. Great way to get everyone out and about and get some exercise!more
  • Bikram Yoga


    I really like Bikram Yoga Burlington. I restarted practice after a three year hiatus. The staff here are super friendly, and the teaching is very good. The...more
  • Laser Craze


    Awesome experience! Best place to have a birthday party. Very reasonable prices and the prizes you win are actually goodmore
  • Breakheart Reservation


    How does this oasis exist next to the chaos that is Route 1? It is quite jarring to be driving along Route 1 and then enter this amazing place that is...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • Artistry On the Green


    We decided to go to Artistry on the Green for breakfast on the weekend. The building is a cozy, beautiful old Colonial and the interior of the restaurant...more
  • Giacomo's Ristorante


    Worth the wait!! Stand outside- Freeze!!! No matter what you have to do- do it! Most amazing food!!! They offer 20$ wine.... which is awesome... but if you...more
  • Giacomo's


    Excellent food with fast service. Nice new location. The fried calamari and small Caesar salad were large and more than enough for 2 or even 3 people. Very...more
  • Casa Vallarta


    This place was fantastic Authentic Great quaility food Huge menu Large drink menu Good / fast servicemore
  • Yella Grille


    Favorite place to eat! Staff and food is great! They always remember my name and order and are good about my food allergies .more

Powered by Yelp!