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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 faculty or staff in Columbus, OH and I'd like to use Zipcar for personal driving.
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Columbus, OH

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 faculty or staff in Columbus, OH 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 faculty or staff in Columbus, OH 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 Columbus, OH?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm faculty or staff in Columbus, OH 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 welcome, including drivers with international licenses.

I'm not a student or faculty member, but I still want 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 Columbus, OH. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Wild Goose Creative


    Just finished a Pop-up Art Show that four artists and myself had yesterday at Wild Goose Creative. From first contact, to the walk through, to set up and...more
  • Y Sadiq Diamond


    This gentleman knows his jewelry. I buy all my wife's jewelry here -- usually 2-3 times yearly(birthday, anniversary, Valentine's) -- always fine jewelry --...more
  • J Avenue


    This is literally one of my favorite places in Central Columbus. You get a little taste of Japanese culture, when you walk into this beautiful little gift...more
  • Wexner Center For the Arts


    I am happy that Ohio State has something like the Wexner Center. It's underappreciated by many students and by people in Columbus. The place has hosted...more
  • The Candle Lab


    Very neat experience! It's so cool to be able to make a candle just for you... or as an intimate little gift for someone close! When you first walk in,...more

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  • Melt Hot Yoga & Fitness


    Tried Melt when in Columbus great hot yoga class room is hot and really dark which is good if you are shy. Easy to hear instructor over over the music,...more
  • The Golf Depot


    Great place, after the Yelp! event, I too came back here a few days later with a good friend. I can't really complain about anything here, except for one...more
  • The Athletic Club of Columbus


    We were in town visiting family who are members, and they took about 30 of us here on a Saturday afternoon to hang out at the bowling alley. It was so much...more
  • Pins Mechanical


    My company needed a place to have a Christmas In June party and after checking many options, we chose to have it at Pins. We contacted them via email and...more
  • Yoga On High - Short North


    Yoga on High is an incredible and supportive community for the Columbus area. Through this studio, I have been able to make connections all across this...more

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  • Harvest Bar + Kitchen


    So I may be biased because we live within walking distance but we really LOVE Harvest! Their pizza is some of my favorite in town, the crust is the perfect...more
  • Mitchell's Ocean Club


    You can't go to a Cameron Mitchell restaurant and think anything bad the 3 money bar of Yelp is dead on how much you will pay for that dish at one of those...more
  • Cafe Phenix


    While in Columbus for our friend Julia's first wedding, we wanted a light breakfast and some cold, refreshing beverages. A quick Yelp search for places near...more
  • The Olive Tree Mediterranean Café


    Why is it every restaurant's version of "shawarma" is different lol. Sometimes it's like a grilled stuffed burrito and sometimes it's like it is here. I...more
  • Herb'n Cafe


    Two words: shrimp tacos. I stopped in here with a couple friends for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. The place was pretty empty so we sat at the bar and had...more

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