U North Carolina, Chapel Hill


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.
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U North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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.

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

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

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I'm UNC 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'm not affiliated with UNC, 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 UNC Chapel Hill. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Meadowmont Village

    Meadowmont was a serious temptation. It is a convenient location if you live nearby. I was able to go to a few businesses within or run past the village....more
  • Night Gallery-Branching Out

    This store is unique and fun! They have a lot of vintage and antique items. Ladies in there are very sweet but professional at the same time!;)more
  • Durham Rescue Mission Thrift Store

    I'm a veteran thrift shopper! I've seen it all and not much surprises me but THIS place does! Never have I been to any retail establishment, of any sort,...more
  • Surplus Sids

    This is one of my favorite spots!! It's owned and run by amazing people!! So much history and culture that seems to be overlooked in the mainstream. Thus...more
  • Vespertine

    This is one of those places where I feel I should just direct deposit my paycheck into their account. While store is small the walls and tables are loaded...more

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  • Nc Quest Center

    Great school for the whole family. I do jiu jitsu, kids do mighty dragons and my wife does the cardio classes. Instructors are amazing they have such a...more
  • Loving Kindness Yoga School

    This is the most amazing yoga studio I have ever been to. Ti Harmony is such a great teacher and this place has truly made such a profound difference in...more
  • lululemon athletica

    This is my guilty (high price) pleasure store. It is so true that you look fantastic in their clothes! I am a big fan of their pants and workout tops - the...more
  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area

    I've been to Occoneechee park twice now, the first time in September and the second on Halloween. It's really a beautiful park, not too far of a drive from...more
  • Piney Wood Park

    This is a great park for young kids. It is just shaded enough that it stays cool up until the noon day sun is high overhead. It is also just the right size...more

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  • Buns

    Hands down my favorite burger and fries in Chapel Hill. The fries here are amazing. Fresh cut, fried and salted perfectly, and served in huge portions! The...more
  • Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen

    Sunrise is my favorite spot for a breakfast biscuit. Disclaimer: I went to undergrad at UNC and my love for this place could be biased and colored by...more
  • Harvest 18

    First time visiting Harvest 18 was last night. Happened to be Restaurant Week but my boyfriend and I ordered off the usual menu. I loved the food and the...more
  • Rasa Malaysia

    I love the food and service here, and the Nasi Lemak is delicious. I am happy to call myself a regular at Rasa Malaysia.more
  • Glasshalfull

    The cauliflower cake and Chardonnay flight made my girl's night complete. More flights please!! I'd love a Rosé flight or Malbec! Lots of delicious...more

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