University of Illinois at Chicago


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

(gas and insurance included!)

join now join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Alumni
  • Community Members

in partnership with:

University of Illinois at Chicago

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

Join icon


Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

Reserve icon


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

Tap icon


Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

Drive icon


Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

join now join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Alumni
  • Community Members


how it works video

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 University of Illinois at Chicago?

join now join now join now join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Alumni
  • Community Members

Students join for $15 (save $10 thanks to Ford)

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

I'm University of Illinois at Chicago faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm a University of Illinois at Chicago alumnus.

I'm not affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

Map icon


Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

Gasoline icon


Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

Umbrella icon


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 University of Illinois at Chicago. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Goldplaited

    Mal and Co are not only excellent at delivering the best stylists with the most pleasant and courteous personalities to us, but the range is simply...more
  • Franko's Jewelry & Watch Repair

    Walked in, handed Franko my watch. Told Franko "I just need a new watch battery". Franko said "Ok", and got to work. 5 minutes later Franko said "Ready"....more
  • Uptown Bikes

    Maria and Nora are incredible. Whenever they tune up my bike, it feels like I just got a brand new bike, but better actually, since I've had this bike for...more
  • Jet City Device Repair

    Been here twice. First time was for a cracked screen. In and out within 30 minutes. Have referred others to both the Lincoln Park location and the Loop...more
  • Ethan Lord Jewelers - Chicago

    We had a terrific experience at Ethan Lord. Erika was awesome. She was more like a helpful diamond guru than a sales person. She was never pushy, and...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • Chicago's First Lady

    I love discovering things about my city I never knew about before, and the knowledge I gained from the Architecture tour aboard Chicago's Leading Lady grew...more
  • Promontory Point

    I neither work nor live near Hyde Park, so I unfortunately don't spend much time in the area. But one recent excursion led me to Promontory Point and all I...more
  • Dennis PaSamba

    Dennis is great! We learned so much so quick. He was very patient and helpful at teaching us along the way. Dennis was also very flexible for lesson...more
  • Lincoln Park Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

    I realize the oddity of reviewing a lily pond. Yelp is for people who do people things and buy people things (and a lot of dog things...), not for...more
  • TITLE Boxing Club Chicago West Loop

    In 2015, I moved back to Chicago. I previously had been a member at a Title Boxing in Indianapolis and found the first type of exercise that I truly...more

Powered by Yelp!
  • Ipsento

    Cherry scone, nuff said Great small business that just opened a second location by the 606!more
  • The Crepe Shop

    amazing food. amazing lattes. amazing customer service. truly masters of their craft. i'll be back indeed.more
  • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

    I brought members of my team from work here to celebrate one of their recent promotions. This was the perfect atmosphere with terrific food and exceptional...more
  • Sammy's Kitchen

    Fantastic service, friendly faces, cozy location, and great food. Heads up to new customers, the place is CASH ONLY. One of the staff notified me after...more
  • Taste of Lebanon Restaurant

    Definitely the best deal to be had in Andersonville. Cash only for payment but there is an ATM across the street if you roll with empty pockets. They...more

Powered by Yelp!