University of Puget Sound


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:

University of Puget Sound

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

UPS students join for only $15

(must use student email address to apply)


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UPS faculty and staff can join for $35 and get discounted driving rates Mon-Fri


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I’d like to join my department’s existing Zipcar account.


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I’d like to open a new account for my department.


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I'm not affiliated with Puget Sound, 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 Puget Sound. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Watermark Gifts

    Great gift shop! They have an excellent selection of gifts ranging from fun to fabulous, classy to cute and inspirational to innovative. Don't follow...more
  • Broken Spoke

    Broken Spokes offers the best selection of high quality canned beers in Tacoma. With over 100 selections of beer, most from reputable and delicious local...more
  • Le Noir Bazaar

    I only wear dresses. I literally can't remember the last time I wore pants. I just love dresses and this little store has really awesome ones. I am in here...more
  • The Hippie House

    This place has a huge selection of high quality glass from the northwest. You won't find cheap manufactured glass here, everything is made with love and...more

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  • Bradley Lake Park

    Fun little park! Nice play area & baseball areas. The lake is very pretty with lots of big beautiful trees! It is a shirt trail walk around the whole lake...more
  • Edgeworks Climbing

    I took my 13 year old son here for his birthday and he and my 17 year old had a blast! For the both of them to climb for about 2.5 hours it was only ~$60....more
  • Les Davis

    Great view of the SeaTac area, harbor, and all of the fixin's you will need for a relaxing moment on the pier, and marina. Cool air, fresh air, I wanted to...more
  • Pioneer Park

    One of the coolest playgrounds ever! And they recently added a water feature that is so much fun for the kids (I may have played in it a little myself...)....more
  • iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Seattle

    Amazing!!!! I had originally bought a package for my twins birthday but we ended up doing the whole experience as a family. My twins just turned four and...more

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  • Mediterranean Gyro Grill

    So good. The owner is super friendly and works hard to make sure the customer is happy. We order take out here regularly and everyone that's tried it...more
  • Marrow Kitchen & Bar

    My friend recommended this place, as she frequents Tacoma, and am so glad she did. The food was incredible! We came for early happy hour on a Friday and...more
  • Netshed No. 9

    I just discovered this place and it is definitely the new go to breakfast place in the area! 1. Delicious food options with something for everyone...more
  • Indo Asian Street Eatery

    Amazing. Food was delicious, creative, and fast. Drinks were appropriate and varied. Ambience was fun and casual. I felt like i was back in NYC with the...more
  • Pimienta Bistro & Bar

    Excellent food! This was recommended by a friend of ours and we have taken up her suggestions before and usually they are spot on...usually. Lol! This...more

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