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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
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  • 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.
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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.

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  • Nordstrom Rack


    Bad news: I live walking distance from this rack. Worst news: ITS THE BEST RACK EVER!! I've been to other Nordstrom racks and I've always had the hardest...more
  • Savers


    Saver! Exactly what happened to me today when I went in there and what a pleasant friendly feeling I had here. I was greeted and told the colored sale tag...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

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  • Rancho Jurupa Park


    We have stayed at the RV park here several times. We always get spots in the Cottonwood area and find the spots here to be large flat clean and grassy. We...more
  • Fairmount Park


    Love this park. Great for walking or just coming with the kids to play and feed the ducks. You can fish and BBQ too!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
  • 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
  • Blackshear Fitness


    Very nice, neat, and quiet gym. Never too crowded, and patrons are of a more mature crowd. They have equipment that traditional gyms typically dont carry...more

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  • Tummy Stuffer


    Tucked away in an industrial plaza, Tummy Stuffer is the fresh, homestyle alternative to Subway. The inside is unassuming and plain, but the 101+ sandwiches...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


    We went here today for a late lunch/early dinner. At 3:30 in the afternoon, the place was still hopping. Lots of take out orders too. We actually came...more
  • Simple Simon's Bakery & Bistro


    Walk in, stand in line, order and then pay, and then your food is ready in a few. I ordered the BLAAT with the pasta salad side... Absolutely scrumptious....more
  • The Castle Restaurant


    Asked hubby for a night out on the town but for something out of the ordinary and that's what we got. I really recommend this place. The service, the music,...more

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