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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Western Michigan University faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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Western Michigan 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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join

Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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reserve

Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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drive

Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Western Michigan University faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

 

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find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Western Michigan?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Western Michigan University faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • I'd like to join my department's existing Zipcar account.
  • I'd like to open a new account for my department.
  • Select a department to join or open an account for your department.

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

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

I'm not affiliated with Western Michigan University but still want to use Zipcar in Kalamazoo.

what's included

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miles

Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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gas

Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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insurance

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 Western Michigan. Here are just a few ideas.

  • PFC Natural Grocery & Deli


    Maybe you don't come here for 100% of your groceries, maybe you come here for maybe 10 - 15%, but it's for the few items that you really love that you can't...more
  • Green Light Music and Video


    Nothing personal about this place, just a good local record store. As someone who still has not switched over to digital, its pretty nice to have a place to...more
  • Menards


    this summer i got laid off. i edited books about 10% of the time, and nobody cared what i did with the rest, except most of them seemed mad at me. this...more
  • Cost Plus World Market


    What an amazing store and amazing employees too! They were very helpful and friendly! We ordered a table and had it delivered. Once it was delivered, we...more
  • Meijer


    I seriously love it here and I feel lost when I go to any other Meijer location. Gull Road Meijer is always well-stocked and well-merchandised. I have...more

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  • Climb Kalamazoo


    Friendly, knowledgeable staff. A good selection of equipment to rent or purchase. A wide variety of climbing routes ranging from easily approachable to...more
  • Asylum Lake Preserve


    We love walking at Asylum Lake Preserve. There are two entrances - one on Drake, and one on Parkview (that one has a much smaller parking lot). If it is...more
  • Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area


    Greatest people at any ski area I've been to. I've skied all over the world, and the culture of helpfulness and everyone's friendly attitude put this small...more
  • Bounceland


    This place is great for a birthday party. And that's just what we did yesterday. This place is located in a warehouse district. It is easy to find and clean...more
  • West Hills Athletic Club


    West Hills has improved tremendously in the last few years. I was a member here years ago, but switched to S.W.A.T when never saw a change in my appearance...more

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  • Principle Food & Drink


    Attentive non over bearing service. Excellent Seared Duck was very good Great ambiance Kale beet salad also good Drinks were well crafted.more
  • Angelo's Italian Eatery


    I have only been here once, but wow they have amazing chicken nachos! Kind of a small place you normally wouldn't see. But when you find it the nachos is...more
  • Bold


    My favorite restaurant in the Kzoo area! My husband & I go as often as we can. Our entire family prefers this restaurant for all our big/holiday...more
  • Food Street


    Great food. I stopped by after a visit to the air zoo. Fantastic gyros and shrimp. Will definitely come back if I'm in the area.more
  • Nonla Burger


    Wife and I went a second time, she got a single and I got a Chicken Sando. The fries are KILLER. They are just perfect! The chicken sando was really...more

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