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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in partnership with:

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


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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    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 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
  • Durham Rescue Mission Thrift Store

    This place is HUGE - I literally spent about 2 hours in here. I went for multiple trips to the fitting room too. There's great finds all around you, you've...more
  • Refinements

    I stumbled upon Refinements when I was out thrifting with a friend (looking for teacups to use at her wedding) - and lucky for us, they were in the midst of...more
  • UNC Surplus Property

    This has replaced Craigslist as my go-to site for cheap home shopping. It's fantastic. I tend to need a lot of filing stuff for my various jobs and...more

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  • 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

    FANTASTIC! Location is A+, as it is located outside in the mall. Employees are super helpful & friendly. On this visit, I was looking at a specific bag....more
  • Piney Wood Park

    Great dog park. Several large fenced in areas. Private and mingle areas. Only down side is muddy when wet. Water spigot in area.more
  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area

    Surreal hike through the ashes... some trees were still burning standing upright... Instead of staying on the trail we explored the otherworldly looking...more
  • Southern Community Park

    I'm reviewing the dog park portion of the park, which is wonderful. The park is split into two sections, medium-large and small dogs. In each section there...more

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  • Rasa Malaysia

    Coming from the Asian country, I can probably say this place is the most authentic Asian (Malaysian/Chinese) restaurant in town. The food is delicious. I...more
  • Sandwhich

    Ordered the BAM, it is really nice. There are also plenty of choices of sandwiches, either warm or cool, first time to feel that sandwich could be tasty too.more
  • Talullas

    My girlfriend brought me and her brother who was visiting from Los Angeles here for dinner. Conveniently located to the bars on Franklin Street, we got to...more
  • Glasshalfull

    I don't know what to rave about most: the wine, the food, the dessert, or the service! A friend and I wanted a girl's date and we definitely picked the...more
  • Harvest 18

    This was our first time at Harvest 18 and dinner was wonderful. We both say we want to come back - next time for brunch. The free cornbread appetizer was...more

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