U North Carolina, Chapel Hill


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
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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.

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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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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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—or tap the app—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.

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What It Costs

Ford Focus

what’s your affiliation with UNC Chapel Hill?

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I'm a UNC Chapel student and I'd like to join Zipcar. International students can join too! Learn more here. 

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

Are you a UNC Chapel CAP Member? You can sign up here.

I'm UNC Chapel Hill faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving 

I'm a community member  and would like to use Zipcar for personal driving

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

There's a lot to do around UNC Chapel Hill. Here are just a few ideas.

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