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zipcars nearby

(hint: they're right around campus)

what's it cost

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

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UWT faculty and staff join for only $35/year and get discounted Mon-Fri driving rates.


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I'm not affiliated with UW Tacoma and I want to join Zipcar. 


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what's included

You get daily miles
with each reservation.
Road Trip?

Free gas.
Yep, free.

Insurance included.
We've got you covered.


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

where can i go

There's a lot to do around University of Washington Tacoma. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Hobby Lobby

    Awesome place if you want to remodel or add awesome interior design products in your home. Things are always on sale and hey have an amazing selection on...more
  • Broken Spoke

    Ok so people usually only yelp the bad, they suck!! Broken Spoke is cool! Hilltop hooligans, Beer from aluminum containers, good music! (Iron maiden...more
  • Lakewood Towne Center

    I rarely give 5 stars and thought hard on this one but how can you not with the wide variety of stores available here at the Lakewood Towne Center. Granted...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
  • Fred Meyer

    This place is great. Super clean, tons of shit to buy. Produce is nice quality too. No, there is no cell phone coverage in this bermuda triangle of...more

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  • Outdoor Adventure Center

    My friends and I had a blast. The instructors were really outstanding, informative, fun, and helpful. They can work with any skill level from beginner up to...more
  • Highline MaST Aquarium

    This is an adorable little aquarium in the research center that's open to the public on Saturdays. It's a single room with several tanks. It's not going to...more
  • Gig Harbor Rent-A-Boat

    Highly recommend. We got there at opening on a beautiful, sunny Saturday and had the harbor to ourselves for our two hour kayak rental. Friendly staff,...more
  • Tacoma Nature Center

    I went to high school right across the street from this place, and that colored my perceptions from an early age--it's a nature conservancy to most people,...more
  • Edgeworks Climbing

    Great place to climb! Provides a great place to stay conditioned for future outdoor climbs. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. They offer a...more

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  • Cham Korean BBQ Buffet

    The facilities are NOT NICE. OLD OUTDATED. Signage was cracked and falling off. Space is limited. We were told the wait would be 30-45 minutes with...more
  • Gyro Zone

    I'd like to take a minute to give a shout out to the owner and the staff of this wonderful place! Honestly, hands down THE BEST Greek spot I have ever been...more
  • Pimienta Bistro & Bar

    First time here. Location is deceiving! Tucked behind a tanning place, a brown bear, and a gas station, we did not have high expectations. But, previous...more
  • Asadero Sinaloa

    By far, best Mexican food I have ever had. (Please don't tell my mother in law) I am from so cal and it took me home to the little places we used to eat at...more
  • So Moon Nan Jib

    2nd time here. Ordered yukgaejang. Flavors were spot on. Perfect. Ordered haemul pajun aka seafood pancake. It was loaded w calamari and shrimp. Came on...more

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