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

(gas and insurance included!)

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University of Alabama at Birmingham

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.

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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
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select your department
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm UAB faculty or staff.
  • 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
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  • Faculty & Staff
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  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

What It Costs

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what’s your affiliation with UAB?

Students
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select your department
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  • Faculty & Staff
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  • 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'm not affiliated with UAB, but still want to use 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 UAB. Here are just a few ideas.

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    This review is gonna be short and sweet. Treat yourself to Gabriella's ASAP! This is what the south is all about... Amazing soul food done right. I have no...more
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    Love the JCC! It is an all around wonderful community center for the whole family. There is something for everyone! We were members here a few years back...more
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    Fun for all -pups galore family fun - park for large dogs and a park for smaller dogs . Thanks Hoover!more
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