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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm University of Illinois faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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UI Champaign-Urbana

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 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.

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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
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm University of Illinois faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • 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

what’s your affiliation with U Illinois?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm University of Illinois faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • 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 University of Illinois, 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 U Illinois. Here are just a few ideas.

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    I love this store. It stands alone here. For a city with a major university, Champaign has very little to offer in terms of shopping. If that sounds snotty...more
  • Connections


    I love a store that supports local charities! Connections definitely has a great selection of items to choose from. I have purchased some really good deals...more
  • Briella's Boutique


    Very nice staff and I like to consign here. Lots of variety if you are buying.Highly recommend!more
  • Dandelion Vintage & Used Clothing


    Sara does it right. A long time staple of downtown champaign, since 93 I believe. Great boutique for clothing, shoes, ties, hats, coats, and lots more....more
  • TJ Maxx


    I'm not a big shopper, but I love TJ Maxx. It has a little bit of everything and that's what I like most about it. You have to love a place where you can...more

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  • Anita Purves Nature Center


    Ahhh... it's that time of year again. Summer and Fall are the two best seasons to go out and visit the Anita Purves Nature Center. Technically, it's on the...more
  • Campus Recreation Center East


    I love CRCE and you cant' tell me any different. It's small enough and close enough to classes that I had no more excuses once snow started falling....more
  • Morrissey Park


    Very nice park. Well maintained with a large soccer field and tennis courts too.more
  • Green Yoga Spa


    See Mary at Green Yoga Spa. Her Ashiatsu deep tissue technique will send your body into another dimension. Simply Amazing.more
  • Ice Arena


    On my first visit to this ice arena, I was impressed given the age of the building. Unlike many of the newer ice arenas which resemble metal barns with...more

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  • Sitara


    A meal at Sitara always takes me back to my visits to the English countryside. The Empire's relationship to India has left the British homeland with at...more
  • Bacaro


    After finding out our NYE reservations at another restaurant were botched on NYE (read my V. Picasso review), we went to our tried and true favorite;...more
  • Cravings


    Some of the best take out Chinese food on campus with the best prices. Their hot and spicy soup is my fave and they have amazing tea. I usually get fried...more
  • Black Dog Smoke & Ale House


    Recently learned they opened a branch in Champaign. The place is very spacious compared to their original Urbana location. I love it because it means less...more
  • Seven Saints


    Been here twice, once on a date and once with friends. For the date we sat at the bar where we ordered drinks and split an appetizer. I was surprised with...more

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