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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm University of Rochester faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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U of Rochester

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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join

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

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reserve

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

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tap

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

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drive

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

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm University of Rochester faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Rochester?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm University of Rochester faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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

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

I'm not affiliated with University of Rochester, but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

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miles

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

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gas

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

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insurance

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 Rochester. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Parkleigh


    Parkleigh is your one-stop shop for everything local in relation to candy, clothes, ceramics, furniture, coffee, artwork, and a ton of gag items. I love...more
  • Hungerford Building


    I never would have known what the Hungerford Building was if i didn't see this event on Yelp!. Pulling up through the outside, you come to this giant...more
  • Aaron's Alley


    Growing up here in my 20's, Aarons Alley was my neighborhoods go to spot for seeing my friends. It was always a unique store filled with a ton of...more

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  • Ontario Beach Park


    I burp a lot when I come here, as do most visitors, which must be why it's named Ontario Belch Park. It's easily my favourite beach area in this part of...more
  • Mendon Ponds Park


    Hiking is so much fun. Multiple trails. BBQ grills. Flora and fauna abound. It has a great fresh green grass naturey feel to it. I really enjoy my hike...more
  • Turning Point Park


    Hands down one of my favorite places to run or take a relaxing stroll. From Boxart street all the way to Ontario Beach park, TPP has a lot to offer for...more
  • Erie Canal


    This review is for the Rome to Utica section of trail! Some friends and I grabbed some Zagster bikes in Rome (Bellamy Harbor Park) and then crossed the...more
  • Tinker Nature Park & Hansen Nature Ctr


    Tinker Homestead and Nature Park are a hidden treasure. I would recommend this to anyone. Pay attention to the special events. I have been here for Civil...more

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  • Grandpa Sam's Italian Kitchen


    The best Italian food I have ever had in Rochester! I ordered the half size spaghetti and meatballs and was the perfect portion size with enough left for...more
  • Donnelly's Public House


    This place has the most incredible wings, hands down. Their sandwiches looks fantastic and they are very accommodating with dietary restrictions. The...more
  • Black Horse Bistro


    This place is AMAZING! 4 of us came in for dinner tonight. It is on the higher price range but very much worth it. It is a casual, warm, and welcoming...more
  • CoreLife Eatery


    My favorite place to eat EVER. Greece has the best service of all the locations I've been to, warm and helpful staff. 10/10 would recommend.more
  • Peppermints Restaurant


    The most affordable breakfast point with variety of options. Quality? Very very good. Some dishes are excellent such as spinach feta omelette, waffles,...more

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