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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Western Michigan University faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • 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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Western Michigan 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'm Western Michigan University faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • 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.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with Western Michigan?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm Western Michigan University faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
  • 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 Western Michigan University but still want to use Zipcar in Kalamazoo.

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 Western Michigan. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Barnes & Noble


    I don't normally like chains, but I love that our local B&N has great events (including their awesome Get Pop Cultured one this past summer!). There's an...more
  • Satellite Records


    Just like everything else in downtown Kzoo, Satelitte is old and adorable. This place is a typical college town record store. There's a large selection...more
  • Lee's Adventure Sports


    I love Lee's. Its a little more hardcore then Gander Mountain across the street and is really geared toward more serious outdoor rec. folk. Always a great...more

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  • Golf Services


    I have driven by this place a million times and not realized what a nice spot it is. My first visit here was to take my daughter to a golf camp. The camp...more
  • Sanctuary Yoga


    5 stars, and still the value of these classes I've been to with Kathy can't be quantified. This is a loving, accepting, safe space to just be yourself and...more
  • Bronson Athletic Club


    After trying out memberships at multiple other gyms, I ended up going back to the BAC. I didn't really want to spend nearly $100 a month on a membership but...more
  • Long Lake RoLLer Rink


    The management running the place was excellent. Very helpful. An instructor was available for our three and five year old and did a wonderful job of...more
  • West Hills Athletic Club


    West Hills has improved tremendously in the last few years. I was a member here years ago, but switched to S.W.A.T when never saw a change in my appearance...more

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    This was my first time here. Very pleased. The staff was very attentive and polite. I had the acorn squash puree dish with vegetables. AMAZING. My family...more
  • Latitude 42 Brewing Company


    Appetizer- pretzel bites and a cheese dip created by angels. MAH GOD. You HAVE to get this. Trust me. My dinner- I ordered the steak bites from the starter...more
  • Bold


    No matter when I stop by Bold, I'm always so happy I did. It can be pretty tough to just walk in and get a table, so be sure you plan ahead and make a...more
  • Hunan Gardens


    This restaurant was recommended by a friend, and was definitely so worth the one hour dive from Lansing! The dishes were spicy-not like those which are...more
  • Food Street


    So good it'll make your tongue jump out and lick the eyebrows right off your head. I'm tellin you, this place does not mess around! I will not confirm nor...more

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