University of Tennessee


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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University of Tennessee

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

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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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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 UTK?

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Your first year membership fee has been waived, thanks to a grant to improve air quality from the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization

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

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

I'm University of Tennessee, Knoxville faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm not affiliated with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and I'd like to join Zipcar.

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 UTK. Here are just a few ideas.

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