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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.

 

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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    Super friendly and stayed open late to fix my screen on a Friday night. Would go back- but hopefully won't have to :) both the owner and the guy with short...more
  • Circles Boutique


    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
  • 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
  • Gordmans


    I will come here for discounted perfume. some fun lingerie and guy clothes. They have some fun home decor too.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
  • Savoy Golf Course


    Two courses in one location. Prices were not too high. Gas powered carts were in good shape. No real dress code. In need of a ranger to speed things up,...more

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  • C & C Kitchen


    Chef Curtis always serves up great comfort food at great prices. You haven't lived until you've had the catfish Po'Boy and gumbo. He took over the building...more
  • Cravings


    This place is a family owned restaurant with a rapport that is unmatched in Champaign. My dining experience was exceptional, due to the family friendly...more
  • Black Dog Smoke & Ale House


    Coming from Hawaii, when you hear "black dog," you usually associate it with something completely different than a smokehouse that churns out delicious...more
  • Seven Saints


    I came here on 3 separate occasions in a span of two days...of course I love it! Their main dishes are sliders, sandwiches, and salads. Sliders are about...more
  • Maize Mexican Grill


    This place is terrible. Avoid at all costs!* *Please go away; lines are getting too long.more

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