University of Pittsburgh


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

(gas and insurance included!)

join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Pittsburgh residents

in partnership with:

University of Pittsburgh

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

Join icon


Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

Reserve icon


Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

Tap icon


Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

Drive icon


Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Pittsburgh residents


how it works video

find Zipcars nearby

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

join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Pittsburgh residents

What It Costs


what’s your affiliation with University of Pittsburgh?

join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Pittsburgh residents

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

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

I'm Chatham University faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm not affiliated with Chatham but still want to use Zipcar in Pittsburgh or around the world.

what's included

Map icon


Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

Gasoline icon


Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

Umbrella icon


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 Pittsburgh. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Eons Fashion Antique

    You simply have to visit this shop, they have the best quality vintage clothing and really excellent customer service. The store feels cramped, but then...more
  • Caliban Book Shop

    Eclectic and wonderfully curated collection of books, records, magazines, anthologies, post cards, etc. that doesn't seem as curated as it is and always...more
  • Orr's Jewelers

    I bought an engagement ring here. Duane McConeghy provided a level of customer service that took all of the anxiety out of making this very significant...more
  • S.W. Randall Toyes & Giftes

    This store is a must see if you are in Pittsburgh. I've been sending gift certificates for this store to young relatives for years, and finally got to visit...more
  • Big Bang Bicycles

    I had a problem with my bike . I called and they said come right in . I stopped by and my bike was temporarily fixed and I wasn't even charged! Great...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

    Another institution that makes Pittsburgh proud. Our zoo is definitely comparable to others in the country. It's so nice getting to see beautiful and...more
  • Schenley Park Visitors Center

    I dont get why the "visitors Center" is for the reviews of the actual park. Anyways I seriously ADORE Schenley Park. There are so many trails to choose...more
  • Cut & Sew Studio

    Pretty much all of the other 5-star reviews sum up my impression of Catherine and Cut and Sew Studio. I've taken the beginner Intro to Sewing course. -...more
  • I Am Yoga

    Great studio where I did my first 30 day challenge. Miss the instructors and the heat. On a snowy, cloudy Pittsburgh day, the way to cope is to yoga... in...more
  • Go Ape

    I would recommend Go Ape! to anyone looking for a fun way to spend a few hours while also getting a workout in. It's more physical than zip lining I have...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • Point Brugge Café

    Really amazing food! Fun atmosphere, and awesome staff! Love how the specials change, and how they are so unique. Two down-sides (which aren't really...more
  • Alla Famiglia

    The best Italian meal I've ever had in the 28 years I've existed which is not at all an exaggeration. So you may have heard about Alla Famiglia and all the...more
  • Bamboo Republic

    While traveling for the holidays we stopped into this restaurant after reading reviews on Yelp - great idea! Not typical to the area I assume, this...more
  • Pear and the Pickle, Cafe & Market

    I love this cafe. It has a lot of table space, great food and coffee. I really enjoyed my tomato soup and grilled cheese during my last visit. I also...more
  • Eleven

    I was there last night with my husband and let me tell you this place is amazing! We sat at the bar and planned on staying for one drink. That changed...more

Powered by Yelp!