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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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select your department
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
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  • 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.

Central Washington 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'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.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • 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.

What It Costs

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what’s your affiliation with CWU?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • 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 Central Washington University but I'd like to use Zipcar. 

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 CWU. Here are just a few ideas.

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    She is amazing! Been taking my clothes to ivonne for years! Always gets it done fast and right. Great customer service!more
  • Nerdcore Toys and Collectibles


    I was able to find the right toys for my two girls: Frozen castle and Spiderman. The owners of the store are extremely helpful and really knowledgeable...more
  • Mattress Firm Ellensburg


    We have been thinking about a new bed for a while now and have been checking online for one. The thing is a mattress is really personal to the persons...more

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  • Harlan landing


    A great little known park by the Yakima river, on the way into Selah and with access to the greenway path and the Selah ridge hike on the William O Douglas...more
  • Yakima Canyon


    Absolutely gorgeous! The river is calm, free of debris and makes for a magnificent float through this amazing Basalt canyon. A must see, and a nice contrast...more
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    Awesome area to hike and explore! Easy parking and restrooms are here and you can hop on the Naches Peak Loop and the PCT. There are signs and info about...more
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    nice place to hike .beautiful nature seetings on an easy level.bf and a did a six mile hike. here .we started from our campground which wasnt too far,if im...more
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    Peaceful setting! Great camp hosts and the owners are very nice! We have a class a rv and were over for granddaughter's college graduation and found this...more

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  • Jenikka's Coffee House


    We came here 3 days in a row while staying in Ellensburg for a concert at the Gorge. Granted, there's not much else in the area, we're not the type to...more
  • Utopia Frozen Yogurt and Coffee House


    So happy we stopped here! This has been our first stop for coffee on the journey from Seattle to Miami and we were so pleased. Friendly atmosphere, clean...more
  • The Tav


    This is one of our favorite places. The food is always good and the wait staff are friendly and helpful. Love the Garlic Cheddar Mother but the fish & chips...more
  • Liberty Cafe


    I almost exploded on the side of the highway. They were closed, but the honeybucket was open and amazingly clean. You guys were a lifesaver.more
  • The Early Bird


    Stopped in here for breakfast while passing through town on a road trip. Food and atmosphere did not disappoint! The scramble bowl was a well presented...more

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