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

(gas and insurance included!)

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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.

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  • 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
  • Satellite Records


    Just like everything else in downtown Kzoo, Satelitte is old and adorable. This place is a typical college town record store. There's a large selection...more
  • Menards


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  • 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
  • The Bark Park


    My dog loves going to The Bark Park, it's his version of heaven! Meg and her employees are great with the dogs, always keeping a watchful eye while letting...more
  • Skydive Allegan


    This is the safest, most awesome place to jump in all of Michigan. Beautiful views of the big lake, and the entire West side of the state! First jump,...more
  • Long Lake RoLLer Rink


    This is by far the nicest and my favorite roller rink in the area. We drive from Van Buren, right past Rollerworld to come here. First off I love the...more
  • Bronson Park


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  • Bold


    Had an amazing dinner here tonight! Was surprised to find such great food and fine dining in this location. The Owner Shane spent time to come by to...more
  • Kalamazoo Beer Exchange


    Very nice spot. They have a ton of craft beers. I really like the personal touch from the Kitchen, I have seafood allergies the Bartender/server asked if I...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
  • El Gallo Blanco


    I have been here about a half a dozen times. Every time the food is seriously some of my favorite! The portion size is so giant you always have left overs !...more
  • Cafe Meli


    Went for breakfast. The waffles tasted great and the smoked brisket with eggs Benedict was wonderful. Restaurant is clean. The staff is quick and friendly....more

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