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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.
Students
join now for only $15
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm UCR faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • 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.

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University of California, Riverside

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.

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 for only $15
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm UCR faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • 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.

University memberships are only $15! (That’s $10 off. Thanks, Ford.)

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

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what's your affiliation with UC Riverside?

Students
join now for only $15
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm UCR faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • 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.

I'm a UCR student.

All students 18+ are welcomed, including drivers with international licenses.

I'm not affiliated with UCR, 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 UC Riverside. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Riverside Plaza


    Oh has this plaza has changed over the years. At one point NO locals enjoyed visiting the plaza since it had very old buildings and crappy stores. Over the...more
  • Savers


    Place is awsome me and my son go hunting for old goosebumps books old game systems.Sometimes the priceing gets little carryed away but just whats new right.more
  • CM School Supply


    This is the best place to get school need for your child. I have an 8 year old grand son and we have purchased several items from them and they are all...more
  • Mad Platter


    I've always liked the Riverside Mad Platter, been going there for over a decade. They offer reasonable trade-in value (over 2x as much as a whack little...more
  • GMI Games & Collectables


    Love this store. Been going for years. Started off as a tabletop player going in for books and dice. Later I expanded into warhammer 40k. The on hand...more

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  • Riverside Fit Body Boot Camp


    I've been to a few boot camps and none of them have left a lasting impression, never the feeling of wanting to come back, we all did the same work out, the...more
  • GLO Mini Golf


    Had my daughter's 10th birthday party here last month and everybody had a blast! For the price I would say that it's a great deal considering I don't really...more
  • Rancho Jurupa Park


    Arrived about 8:30 Friday night, easy check in and directions to our RV site. Stayed 2 nights, had a great time. Lots of kids around! No problems. We...more
  • Arlington Heights Sports Park


    My girls club soccer team (Riverside MGFM) has practiced at this facility since 2011. I have to say this is one of the most beautiful parks in riverside ,...more
  • Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park


    Hiked here for the first time and it was actually pretty awesome! When you get up high enough you see sweeping views all around you. I highly suggest taking...more

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  • Backstreet Restaurant


    Literally, the best sandwich I have ever had in my life. I have been wanting to come here forever and today I finally had the chance. I came in and...more
  • Punjab Palace


    Best Indian food in the IE. Paneer tikka- amazing. My usual chicken tikka masala was great. The malai was really good too. Great service and lovely dinner.more
  • San Juan BBQ


    I loved it! Having never tried Puerto Rican food in my life, I didn't have any high expectations. My girlfriend and I came here because we though it looked...more
  • The Upper Crust Sandwich Shoppe


    Had the french dip sandwich with a side of chili poblano soup per the owners recommendation. The Owner also suggested I use the soup as dip. I figured this...more
  • Tummy Stuffer


    If you can't get your Tummy Stuffed on the huge selection of over 100 sandwiches to choose from you got problems. I've tried the pastrami and club...more

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