Hofstra University


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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Alumni
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Hofstra 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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Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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

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

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

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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 Hofstra?

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

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

I'm Hofstra faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.

I'm a Hofstra alum. 

I'm not affiliated with Hofstra, but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

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

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

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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 Hofstra. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Royal Collectibles

    I've been a patron here for over two decades and across two (three now!) separate locations. Royal Collectibles is simply my favorite comics and...more
  • Turn the Page Again

    It's great this place exists. I love turning in my old books and getting new treasures back... especially for children's books. Baby goes through them...more
  • Wick's Florist, Fruitera & Greenhouse

    I have been here a few times before for different occasions and have always been satisfied. I have had great experiences with Billy, and personally prefer...more

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  • Kissena Park

    I love to visit this park. Not only this park is only 2 blocks from my in-law's house, this place is huge. With a large park with lots of grass and trees,...more
  • Flex Hot Yoga

    I havent sweated this much since middle school! Its been a while since ive done some yoga so i stoped by this location and they took me in for the 6PM hot...more
  • Pepsi Gardens

    If you're familiar with Storm King (http://stormking.org/), think of this as its much smaller but still very appealing cousin. Monumental sculpture on a...more
  • Pro Line Archery Lanes

    A long time ago I wrote an angry review on Pro Line because of how busy it was and how impossible it was to get a spot here. I have now become wiser and I...more
  • Boardwalk & Beach In Long Beach

    At times, I am lost in a Pinterest jungle, pining over foreign beaches with palm trees and clear water. While those beaches are beautiful too, all of them...more

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  • Pico

    I came here on busy Friday night .. the wait time for a table of 5 was about 20 mins. We were greeted at the moment we walked in ! The staff here is...more
  • Bosphorus Cafe Grill

    Wow! What a find! Great meal! The Lavos bread is the Bomb! I had the chicken adina, & my beautiful lady had the eggplant, both fabulous! Chocolate...more
  • Lost And Found

    The food was superb in every sense. I have not had better food in all of Long Island. For any local or visitor I suggest checking this place off on your...more
  • Tavern 157

    The food is just simply amazing hereI ordered the risotto cheese balls, Parmesan fries, seafood pasta, baked salmon, and baby back ribs.. all of them were...more
  • La Masa

    I love this place. I've eaten at their restaurant, and have also gotten take out multiple times. The food is always delivered within the estimated time...more

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