University of California, Riverside


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

(gas and insurance included!)

Join Zipcar and save $10 off membership, thanks to Ford.
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University of California, Riverside

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

  • 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.
  • Membership starts as low as $7/month.

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

I'm a UCR student.

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I'm UCR 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.

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I'm not affiliated with UCR, but still want to use 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 UC Riverside. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Riverside Bouquet Florist

    This is my favorite florist in riverside. I've been to them all. I know Riverside Mission Florist is one of the top florists but it's only because of the...more
  • Albertsons

    *** Pit stop review (Riverside) *** Gotta love the deli section of the supermarket. When I'm totally tire of burgers, tacos, and the usual fast-food items...more
  • 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
  • Sephora

    I've been coming here for years, going from makeup to makeup trying to find one that works best for my skin type. It wasn't until i met YADIRA. She took the...more
  • Nordstrom Rack

    Did you know: Nordstrom Rack's return policy is that you can return items within NINETY days?! Don't like the ridiculous toe socks you bought on impulse?...more

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  • Riverside Fit Body Boot Camp

    Wisdom is the! He has been my personal trainer since late January, 2015 and he has pushed me harder and harder each day to reach my goals. At the...more
  • The Camp Transformation Center

    After having just completed my first six week challenge, I can attest that this program really does work! I lost 25 pounds in six weeks - but more than...more
  • Rancho Jurupa Park

    This place is so nice. The entire park is in great condition, and very clean!! The bathrooms/showers are in better condition then the most expensive...more
  • Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park

    This is a beautiful get away in the middle of the city. It's almost possible to believe you are away from civilization when you are here. There are...more
  • Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

    I came here via groupon for Muay Thai. The instructor, Kru (aka Dancer) is great and very knowledgeable. He has a sense of humor while he's torturing you....more

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  • Gol Brazilian Restaurant

    First time I came here I was blown away by two things. The friendly waiter that was accommodating to my needs as I am Deaf and use ASL, there was no issue...more
  • Burger Boss

    This place is a hidden jewel for burger lovers! You can build a burger or a chicken breast sandwich anyway you want with dozens of toppings to choose from....more
  • Punjab Palace

    If you're looking for good Indian food in riverside, Punjab place is the place to be at! Their food is delicious and yes, being Indian, I already love...more
  • The Castle Restaurant

    The food was delicious. The service was superior. The atmosphere was festive and exotic.more
  • The Upper Crust Sandwich Shoppe

    Great little place. Ordered the special, salad, soup and a cookie. Was going to eat in my car but it is such a great little patio and I am ahead of the...more

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