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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Faculty & Staff
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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.

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    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
  • The Candle Lab


    A group of friends came here as part of a surprise birthday party. There are a lot of scents to pick from or you can make your own scent by mixing 2 or 3...more
  • On Paper


    I adore this shop! I had a favorite card shop in Pittsburgh (shoutout Wildcard!) and I missed it so, so much when I moved away. Luckily I discovered this...more
  • Sofyano


    Fantastic selection, great location, and very nice suits. Sam was a great guide on my journey to find an amazing suit!more

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  • Ohio Strength - Home of CrossFit Italian Village


    Ohio Strength is a great gym! The space is large and allows for dynamic movement and classes. Classes are fun in this strong community of members....more
  • Yoga On High - Short North


    Yoga on high is truly a special and unique studio. I'm not from the area and was here for an internship and tried a few studios before I fell in love with...more
  • Melt Hot Yoga & Fitness


    This morning was my first time at Melt Hot Yoga and Fitness, and only my second attempt at hot yoga or yoga of any kind. I was pleasantly surprised at the...more
  • Danceville U.S.A.


    So I've been coming here for a few months now, so I think I can make an educated review on this. First off - it's definitely hidden off the main path. I...more
  • RPAC - Recreation & Physical Activity Center


    If you are a student/staff/faculty at The Ohio State University, you've probably heard of the RPAC (Recreation and Physical Activity Center). The largest...more

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  • Hai Poké


    My husband and I stopped in for their grand opening. We tried the tuna poke with everything on it AND added avocado. We also got the wonton chips with...more
  • Los Guachos Taqueria


    Hands down, the best authentic street taco place in town. Consistently voted the top al pastor in Columbus. Go on a Monday after 5:00 for buy one get one...more
  • Arepazo Tapas & Wine


    Admittedly we haven't been to Arepazo in a few years only because we're not in the area too much as we play more around Easton, Polaris and Westerville. Now...more
  • Alegria's Seafood


    My cousin took me to this pace while I was visiting him in Columbus. We went there on a Friday afternoon at about 3pm and the place was quite empty. The...more
  • Pattycake Bakery


    First of all, parking kinda sucks for this bakery! It's literally right off High street and can be a pain to back out of with traffic. I suggest parking off...more

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