West Chester University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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in partnership with:

West Chester University

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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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 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.

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What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with West Chester University?

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

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

I'm a West Chester faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving. 

I'm not affiliated with West Chester University and I'd like to sign up for 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 West Chester University. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Ott's Exotic Plants

    This is an exceptional place. Not only are the plants wonderful, but they have an indoor and outdoor attraction that is unique, beautiful and free. I love...more
  • Ninth Street Book Shop

    I always love to visit independent bookstores when I travel. I sought this one out because I was taking a day trip nearby. The selection was fantastic, very...more
  • National Christmas Center

    So Much Fun! Takes you back in time- excellent displays of old toys, trains and more. Worth the trip if you are visiting the Lancaster, PA area.more
  • Verlo Mattress Factory

    TL;DR: 5 stars for Foster and the rest of the team in the store and 2 1/2 for the delivery folks. I had a Verlo mattress when I lived in Denver, and now...more
  • Chester County Running Store

    Just what a local specialist store should be. Needing new running shoes, I thought about going to a specialist running store rather than just buying from a...more

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  • Purenergy Studio

    The space is huge. The teachers are great. They have yoga, spin, barre, and so much more. Their changing room is perfect for people coming from work. This...more
  • Acac Fitness & Wellness Centers

    Excellent facility and the people are great! I especially like Maria, who is always friendly while she freshens up the ladies locker room. The whole...more
  • Aim High Studio

    I really do love this little yoga studio. I've enjoyed all of my classes here and all the instructors have been very helpful in addressing any individual...more
  • Bikesport

    I'm gonna give Bikesports an absolute 5 stars rating. Out frikkin' standing. I try and make sure 5's are for the experience that is off the charts good....more
  • Lucille Roberts

    Great gym just a little too far for me. Wish you could build another in Paoli/Berwyn area.more

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  • Station Taproom

    So good we ate there twice ! We were told about this place by the B and B owner and we headed there for lunch. I had the fish and chips; all good, excellent...more
  • Portabello's Restaurant

    Really just great. I went to Portabello's with my parents for dinner on a Saturday night- we were sat almost immediately. I started off with the black bean...more
  • Amani's BYOB

    This is my 20th time here and I always have a great meal. The service is always the best which is hard to find now a days with so many hipsters out there!...more
  • Domaine Hudson

    Hands down the best restaurant in Wilmington - maybe in all of Delaware, but I'm not as familiar with other parts of the state, so I feel I shouldn't make...more
  • Tsunami

    Great BYOB in the heart of WC. Went for date night with the wife and enjoyed the sushi for 2 dinner entree. Absolutely loved it! They heated the sake...more

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