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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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    Got off at exit 29 to turn around, after missing my exit earlier. Saw this fruit stand and knowing Rainier Cherries should be out soon, thought I'd drop in....more
  • Fred Meyer


    Typical Fred Meyer, pretty new. The gas station is a couple blocks down, The gas station will accommodate RV's ok. Now, this Fred Meyer is pretty busy....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
  • Bimart


    One of my favorite places to shop Good prices with sales every week Workers are friendly,returns are easymore
  • 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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  • Hart Ranch


    My children (6 and 3) had an amazing experience with John for their very first horseback riding lesson. He matched the horses perfectly for myself and my...more
  • 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
  • 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
  • Yakima River RV Park


    My family stopped here on our way back from Yellowstone in need of a place to pull in for the night before continuing home. Wow! We were impressed! We...more

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  • Kings Row Drive In


    If you're looking for an old-school, flat-top burger, you've selected the correct place! Just stop now and go here. I got a double cheeseburger... and it...more
  • The Red Pickle Food Truck


    The food and service were excellent. The Shuko (reminded me of a Chilean completo) and Rosemary Fries were really yummy. I called and they were really...more
  • Iron Horse Brewery


    First let me say that a few family members love to drink Irish Death and this is entirely the reason why we chose to visit the brewery in Ellensburg. The...more
  • Palace Cafe


    Good breakfast place. Recommended to me by the young lady at the Hampton front desk. Note - she is a college kid and said she only gets to eat there when...more
  • The Tav


    Just stopped in Halloween night for dinner. Have been going to the Tav since college in the 70s. Had the pumpkin squash soup. SO GOOD! I could have just...more

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