University of Connecticut


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff

in partnership with:

University of Connecticut

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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Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

Ford Car

what’s your affiliation with UCONN?

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Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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

The program will be used by individual members, and members shall agree to the program terms and conditions in their sole capacity as individuals.

Faculty or staff join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

The program will be used by individual members, and members shall agree to the program terms and conditions in their sole capacity as individuals.

what's included

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Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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If you're a Zipcar member,
you're covered. (So you can drive safe
and rest easy.)

where can i go

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