University of Ottawa


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join

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University of Ottawa

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.
  • Take select flexible vehicles one-way or round trip.

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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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join


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find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

What It Costs

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what’s your affiliation with University of Ottawa?

select your affiliation
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  • Students
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Alumni
  • 18-20 years old
  • 21+ years old
  • select an affiliation to join

I'm a University of Ottawa student and I'd like to join Zipcar for $20.

To join, choose your age group.

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

I'm a University of Ottawa faculty or staff member and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

I'm a University of Ottawa alumnus and I'd like to join Zipcar for $35. 

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 University of Ottawa. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • The Record Centre

    Great store!! Awesome selection of used quality vintage audio equipment (receivers,turntables, reel to reels) and new and used vinyl. The staff were super...more
  • Stroked Ego

    OK. Mea Culpa. I'm not a victim of fashion or particularly hipster. There are items here in this store that don't suit me. But there are items that are...more
  • St Laurent Centre

    Back in November 2015, I did a road trip to Ottawa and spent just over a week there. The zipper on my blue puffy coat (it's not down-filled, so it's mildly...more

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    We did the hardest room "The Heist" with less then 5% success rate, and we beat it! It was my first Escape Room try and loved it. It was really fun, and I...more
  • GoodLife Fitness

    Still my fav goodlife in Ottawa to go to. Now that I've gotten into powerlifting it's one of the ones that are more lenient with the usage of chalk and...more
  • Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic

    Having visited the clinic on a number of occasions as a client, I can say that Metta Message and Yoga is an excellent clinic offering high quality services...more
  • La Tropiqua

    Back in February I got the opportunity the check out this great place with Yelp's Fit Club! I participated in the yoga class and stayed for lunch and a...more
  • Dow's Lake Pavilion

    I love this park, as you can canoe peacefully along the water in summer, and in winter you can skate here! In summer, the tulip festival is also held...more

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    I am not a salad kinda girl but this place is so so good! Definitely my new hot spot! With all of the fast food in the area, it's nice to have healthy and...more
  • Wilf & Ada's

    Delicious!!!!!! Came for breakfast and was super glad I had discovered it on yelp. Quality and flavours were amazing and service was friendly. I had a cup...more
  • Lebanese Palace

    Lebanese Palace is an interesting little spot at the corner of St Laurent and Industrial where the old Taco Bell used to be. Let's just say that they've...more
  • Benny's Bistro

    It's a 4.6. This rating is for the food only. In terms of food, this place would earn a Michelin star if the Michelin Guide were to rate restaurants in...more
  • Union Local 613

    Hipster atmosphere, pretty deco, huge portions, great food and friendly staff. We got seated right away after arriving around 11am on a Sunday. We ordered...more

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