University of Tennessee


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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University of Tennessee

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.

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

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)

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

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I'm not affiliated with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and I'd like to join 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 UTK. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Amvets Thrift Store

    Amvets is a bit of an overwhelming experience. There is literally everything here and most of it is junk. But I love junk, so to me, this place is a...more
  • Four Seasons Vintage

    This includes four antique/ consignment shops. It seriously is a blast! Inventory always changes and people are always nice. You can get really good deals...more
  • Loopville

    This shop is packed full of beautiful yarns in a good range of prices. There really is something for everyone. I found yarn from $5 up to $25+, and it's all...more
  • White Fox Beads

    The store is great and the staff helpful. They have classes on a regular basis and trunk shows frequently. Their prices are fair and they have a wide range...more
  • Fountain City Pedaler

    I purchased a used bike (Dolce comp) on craigslist a few years ago, and it badly needed a tune-up. A search on google lead me to the shop, and I couldn't...more

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  • The Rush Fitness Complex

    I've been a member at several gyms and this one really beats them all! Before joining, I talked with 2 other gyms. I felt much more welcomed by this...more
  • Morningside Park

    It is a well kept park, and a great, shady space if you want to go for a jog around the mini obstacle course or want to play frisbee golf. It's a very well...more
  • The Glowing Body

    I'm from CA, and decided to check out the Yoga classes at The Glowing Body, while in TN. This studio is a mixed space, offering massage and art as...more
  • Escape Game Knoxville

    The owner Dustin and his crew went above and beyond to ensure that our group had a unique, one of a kind experience. Unlike some of their competitors,...more
  • Planet Fitness - Knoxville - Broadway St.

    This is the first gym I've ever been a member of so I don't have much to compare it to, but I can confidently say that paying a whopping $10 a month gets me...more

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  • Fresh To Order

    Enjoyed a nice family lunch sitting in the outside patio. The black bean burger was excellent! As were the panini and the chicken wrap. Good food, great...more
  • Central Flats and Taps

    All the food items they have are well-prepared and consistently good. The patio is a fun hangout spot, and the bar is great. The staff is always...more
  • Puleo's Grille

    Always good - even the sides! The White Chicken Chili is one of my favorites here. Usually pretty fast service.more
  • The Plaid Apron

    This place made me feel like I was back home. I just moved to Knoxville from Florida and was really missing that trendy, local, street cafe vibe! When I...more
  • The French Market

    Excellent breakfast joint with options of freshly prepared crepes, croissants and omelettes. since its like a little french bistro they had all kind of...more

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