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.


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.

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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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    Everybody loves Wegmans. Only flaw is they don't have one in Delaware. As a new East Coaster (San Diegan transplant) I loved discovering this place. Prices...more

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    Great customer service, friendly-family atmosphere, great way to get your anger out on undesirable friends and family. #YOLOmore
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  • Dragon Gym Martial Arts & Fitness

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    This is an awesome, clean, well maintained gym! The equipment is newer and I've never had to wait for equipment. For the price you cannot beat it!! I'm a...more

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    Best food, best service. Not sure how any other place in the area could live up to these standards. Amazing! The bathrooms are amazing and having a 4 year...more
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    Authentic. Appetizing. Affordable. Amazing. That is all!more
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    So far, EVERY food that i've tried here is just AMAZING. i was skeptical of their korean barbeque wings,,, BUT, i've never had such delicious korean bbq...more
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    This is probably the best brunch spot in West Chester. The outdoor seating is so cute and their drinks are great as well. The staff is great and the food...more
  • Amani's BYOB

    My husband and I visited Amani's for our anniversary on July 27th. It certainly did not disappoint! The atmosphere of the restaurant was wonderful. Not many...more

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