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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Central Washington faculty or staff member 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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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.

Tap icon

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 a Central Washington faculty or staff member 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.

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Central Washington faculty or staff member 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.

What It Costs

what’s your affiliation with CWU?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a Central Washington faculty or staff member 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 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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    I like to come to this place because they have all sorts of honey from our state. They have sweet clover, thistle, raspberry, huckleberry, firewood,...more
  • Claim Clothing


    So great to finally have a boutique like this in Ellensburg, GREAT prices, cool selection, great service, easy exchanges. Megan is a gem! #more
  • Relics By Those Callahan Girls


    While in town I had the chance to walk around this awesome store. When you first walk in you are surrounded by anything you can imagine. Antiques of every...more
  • Bimart


    I have a huge soft spot for Bimart. First off, it's employee-owned and that's just cool. Second, it's significantly cheaper than other hardware and/or...more
  • Huffman Farms U-Pick Pumpkin Patch


    What a wonderful place! Bring the family, you won't be disappointed! We had such a great day at Huffman's!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
  • Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park


    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
  • The Gym


    I was visiting Ellensburg and needed a place to workout for a couple of days. The attendant was helpful in getting me set up and the $10 pass was a fair...more
  • Indian Creek Corral


    For my birthday I wanted my brother and best friend to go horseback riding with me as part as a 3 day Birthday celebration extravaganza (don't you know? 24...more
  • The Evening Hatch


    I wanted to give the Evening Hatch a strong shout out based on the excellent river-side manners of a guide that works for your shop. A friend and I were...more

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  • Palace Cafe


    Hands down my favorite go to breakfast spot in town! I cannot say enough good things about the Palace. I come here for breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner,...more
  • The Tav


    It's nearly impossible to find a GOOD tasting gluten free bun option for burgers. Not in the burg! I was seriously surprised to learn The Tav offered one,...more
  • Laredo Drive-In


    This is a solid 5/5. Awesome side of the Hwy burger joint. Buns are toasted, bacon is cooked perfectly. Fry sauce is on point too. Everything about this...more
  • Blue Rock Saloon


    Stopped by on the way back to Seattle from Spokane. A few other places we walked by were closed, thankfully, because it allowed us to stumble into this...more
  • Starlight Lounge


    It was an unexpected surprise in this town. I was liking the ambiance more than most other places I went here. I appreciated the servicemore

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