University of Portland


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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in partnership with:

University of Portland

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

That's me!

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I'm University of Portland faculty or staff and would like to join Zipcar for personal driving.

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I'd like to join Zipcar for university business driving. (If approved, UP will pay the bill.)

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I am a part of the University of Portland community and would like 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 University of Portland. Here are just a few ideas.

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    This place has a well-displayed selection of shirts, hats, accessories and cookbooks at reasonable prices!more
  • Presents of Mind

    I love this place for everything Portland. When I have friends that move away from this great city I always head over to Presents of Mind and find an...more
  • Tilde

    Artsy. Whimsical. Classy. This is a lovely gift shop just across from the Jade Teahouse & Patisserie. I visited for the first time this summer, and I...more
  • Village Merchants

    I love this store. They have a little bit of everything. Take the time to look around, you never know what you might find. Bonus! The books are...more

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  • Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

    Going to the Rhododendron Garden can be a beautiful experience. It is not worth gas or admission if that is indeed needed to go here. The price is charged...more
  • Ladd's Circle & Squares

    The only non-food/drink stop on Dana's Food Tour PDX. And what a stop it was. It was a photo-taking frenzy, for the roses were outstanding in late May...more
  • Willamette Jetboat Excursions

    I had been sitting on two gift cards for the two hour Jet Boat tour for almost 3 years. I decided to take my little sister out on it while she was visiting...more
  • The Lumberyard

    Had great fun, kids all had a blast, pizza was good too! Will come back for sure, staff was wonderful, really nice place. I wasn't planning on riding but...more
  • Jamison Square

    Jamison Square is a thrilling park tucked into the outer Pearl District. There are large totem poles, a drinking fountain, several sculptures and a bathing...more

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  • Teote

    Excellent. Good food, good drinks, fast service. I nearly gave 4 stars because there's little signs upstairs that advise you to bus your own tables (what do...more
  • Olympia Provisions

    We are visiting Portland for a few weeks and came upon Olympia Provisions meats at the Portland Farmer's Market this past Wednesday. We tried the...more
  • Shut Up and Eat

    Shut Up and Eat is home to my current favorite sandwich in Portland, the Broad St. Bomber. The name itself is of course a homage to the major street in...more
  • The Oregon Public House

    The Oregon Public House is a fun and friendly location that makes donating to charity as easy as ordering a pint. Visiting Portland for a convention, I...more
  • Pine State Biscuits

    O. M. G. Before coming to Pine State Biscuits, I was never really a big fan of biscuits and gravy, or biscuits for that matter. They were always just like,...more

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