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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
select your affiliation
  • Students
  • Delaware College of Art and Design
  • Delaware Technical Community College - Wilmington
  • University of Delaware
  • Widner University - Wilmington
  • Wilmington University
  • select an affiliation to join

Wilmington Universities

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 in the app and drive in minutes. Or apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

Reserve icon

reserve

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

Tap icon

tap

Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield—or tap the app—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
select your affiliation
  • Students
  • Delaware College of Art and Design
  • Delaware Technical Community College - Wilmington
  • University of Delaware
  • Widner University - Wilmington
  • Wilmington University
  • select an affiliation to join

 

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find Zipcars nearby

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

What It Costs

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what’s your affiliation with Wilmington Metro Universities?

Students
select your affiliation
  • Students
  • Delaware College of Art and Design
  • Delaware Technical Community College - Wilmington
  • University of Delaware
  • Widner University - Wilmington
  • Wilmington University
  • select an affiliation to join

Select your school to get started.

plus $35 in free driving credit.

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

* Driving credit expires 30 days after joining.

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 Wilmington Metro Universities. Here are just a few ideas.

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