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.

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  • Nordstrom

    Nordstrom customer service to the rescue, yet again! I found myself in the area and one dress shirt shy for all my customer meetings. Stopped at this...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

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    Excellent food & service I had the eggplant lovers platter & lentil soup. They are on the ground level of an apartment complex.more
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    Great coffee shop. Enjoy the decor and the people were very nice. I came for the affogato (ice cream with a shot of espresso). It was an amazing treat! I...more
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