Canisius College


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff

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Canisius College

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.

how it works video

zipcars are coming soon

(hint: they'll be right on campus)

What It Costs

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what’s your affiliation with Canisius?

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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff

Canisius students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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

Canisius faculty or staff join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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 Canisius. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Westside Stories

    They have a great selection of 2nd hand never know what you will find! I love having small, local bookshop accessible to me, and it's right in...more
  • Aurum Jewelers

    Received excellent service from owner Paul Michaels. My fiancée found her ring through the shop's Etsy page. It was an older piece acquired from an estate...more
  • Barbara Oliver Jewelry

    We want to express our sincerest gratitude to Barbara at Barbara Oliver Jewelry. We attended a destination wedding in Niagara Falls and the bride-to-be's...more
  • Dog Ears Cafe & Bookstore

    We actually tried this establishment after working 12 hours at the hospital. We needed to hang around the area for a class that morning, and we weren't...more
  • The TreeHouse

    Excellent toy shop in a great location. Even though one of my sons didn't find the perfect gift for his brother (which is to say I vetoed anything too...more

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  • Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery & Distillery

    For those of you too young to remember, Wayne Gretzky is the all time greatest hockey player. Growing up there was no better in all of sports....All time...more
  • Lock & Key Escape Room

    Total fun and really entertaining. A little tough to find as there are two location. The one room we were in was in the basement below a realty office....more
  • Mind Body Flow Yoga

    I am not a lot of things. For example, I am not flexible, small, skinny, coordinated, a particularly snappy dresser, and am also not athletic, relaxed or...more
  • Reinstein Dr Victor Woods Nature Preserve

    Peaceful outdoor walk!!!! We haven't been here is a few years since my son played and practiced for baseball. This was so much better than going to the...more
  • Power Yoga Buffalo

    Growing up I played high impact sports such as basketball and volleyball. I used to scoff when people told me they did yoga to work out. Oh, you stretch...more

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  • La Divina Mexican Store

    La Divina is my husband's favorite spot. There is no question about it. Once when we were there, a group walked into the restaurant and once they figured...more
  • Lake Effect Ice Cream

    Lake Effect Ice Cream is some of the best tasting ice cream I've ever had! My family and I are always trying to plan a reason to grab some Lake...more
  • The Griffon Gastropub

    I remember back in the days when this place used to be Augies Diner! The Griffon has several locations in the Western New York area focusing on Gastro-pub...more
  • Third Street Retreat

    Great local place. I can see why the reviews are so high. The restaurant theme is really cute, decorated with retro comics, games, signs, etc. The food...more
  • Five Points Bakery

    I cannot believe I haven't reviewed this place yet! Well, I've fallen off my Yelp game in recent months, but STILL. My boyfriend and I live dangerously...more

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