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Zipcar 101

Zipcar is car-sharing, an alternative to car ownership that gives you wheels when you want them.

Zipcar at USDNeed a car? Borrow a Zipcar! USD has partnered with Zipcar to bring self-service, on-demand car sharing to USD. To use Zipcars, simply register as a member, reserve a car online or by phone, use your Zipcard to enter the car, and drive away. When you’re done, return the car to the same location where you picked it up.* Once your online application is approved you should receive your Zipcard in the mail within 5 to 7 business days.

As a Zipcar member you get:

  • Access to Zipcars 24/7. USD cars live right on campus!
  • Self-service and on-demand cars with the keys inside!
  • Discounted hourly rates for faculty, staff and students age 18 and older
  • Gas, insurance, maintenance and 180 miles per day are included for free in every reservation!
  • All members may now rent Zipcars anywhere in the world!
  • Learn more and get started

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Car Locations:

Zipcars are located behind the University Center in the north parking lot and along San Dimas Way (the road that leads to the Valley housing area).