U North Carolina, Chapel Hill


find freedom with cars on
campus by the hour of 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.
  • Membership starts as low as $7/month.

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.

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  • Night Gallery-Branching Out

    This is absolutely one of my favorite stores to shop at and browse through in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Going here is an experience, and definitely one...more
  • Magpie Boutique

    Always feel like a million dollars when I wear my finds I've purchased at Magpie. No need to travel to NYC to shop y'all!more
  • Vert & Vogue

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    Umm...I can't believe it took me so long to figure out how amazing the Morrisville location of TRC is. The walls here are higher than the gym where I...more
  • Levin JCC

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  • Fitness World

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    Went here for a double date night and we had a fantastic time. Very good wine with lots of choices. The food was very delicious being four of us we got...more
  • Ms. Mong

    One of my go-to places on Franklin Street, and a college student's dream: large portions of delicious and flavorful food at a fair price, highly...more
  • Tarantini

    This place is great. It has a nice ambience, delicious food, great service and fabulous desserts. I could eat the bread alone for dinner. The sauces are...more
  • Lantern

    Great place for a fancy dinner on Franklin Street! Parking on a Wednesday evening was better than I expected, in a small lot down the street. My aunt and...more
  • Toast

    I loved the panini I got at Toast, it was the three cheese. It is seriously the best sandwich I have had, maybe ever! The texture was perfect and taste...more

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