Iowa State University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • Alumni
  • Iowa State - Former Enterprise CarShare Members

Iowa State University

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

Former Enterprise Carshare members click here for a special offer.

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.

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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 Iowa State University?

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Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)
Former Enterprise Carshare members click here.

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

I'm an Iowa State University faculty or staff member and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm not affiliated with Iowa State University, but still want to use Zipcar.

I'm an Iowa State University Alumni.

I'm a former Enterprise CarShare Member (former member number required)

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 Iowa State University. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Pure Bridal

    I had a great experience at Pure Bridal. The staff were very nice. Our first appointment was for bridal gowns. This was my first time ever trying on a...more
  • Iowa State University Book Store

    Reviewing College Bookstores on kind of falls under that category of "why???" like gas stations, McDonalds, or even Walgreens, but... every...more
  • Overflow Thrift Store

    Conceptually very cool. A local non-profit thrift store, started by three Ames residents, supporting ministries that serve "orphans, widows and other...more
  • Emerhoff's Footwear

    Best shoe store ever!!! Mark & Mike are excellent to deal with! Will not go anywhere else for shoes!!!more

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  • Carr Pool

    Is Carr's Pool still open? I do not think so. Man....what a rush of memories! Was open long, long ago and was state of the art at the time. Later on Ames...more
  • Max Oxygen Crossfit

    Dropped in while in town for business and was very glad I did! The staff was helpful and the athletes were very friendly. The gym was clean and well...more
  • Anytime Fitness

    This anytime fitness is fairly small, about half a dozen treadmills, four ellipticals, and various weights. The upstairs is mostly wasted space with a...more
  • Ames Yoga Center

    Very disappointed! Came here to do some restorative yoga after spending 11+ hours in the car traveling from out of state. Another student and I...more
  • Furman Aquatic Center

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  • +39 Restaurant Market & Cantina

    This is my family's favorite Italian spot in town! The classy yet casual environment is my favorite part. Everything we ordered was fantastic, but what...more
  • Fighting Burrito

    My friend B. told me Fighting Burrito is delicious. I was thinking 2 days. I went to Fighting Burrito. Im eating....... yyyyuuuummmmm Very delicious. Thanks...more
  • El Azteca

    My boyfriend ordered the Burrito California with a beef taco on the side, I ordered the Special Taco Salad (comes with chips and some queso drizzled on...more
  • Szechuan House

    I had the lamb and cumin and it was delicious. The atmosphere was chill and there was a huge selection of food even for the more picky eaters. The only...more
  • Pizza Pit Extreme

    The pizza is amazing. The crust is crisp and flakey around the edges. The cheese bread is "everyone's favorite" and that's the truth. My wife thinks that...more

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