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

(gas and insurance included!)

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  • Students
  • Former Hertz members
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm URI faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar.
  • 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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University of Rhode Island

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.

Reserve icon

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 join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Former Hertz members
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm URI faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar.
  • 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 join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Former Hertz members
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm URI faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar.
  • 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 URI?

Students
join now join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Former Hertz members
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm URI faculty or staff and I'd like to use Zipcar.
  • 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.

Look at you, you lucky duck. You can join for free. Just make sure to enter your Hertz number on your application.

I'm not affiliated with URI but I'd like to join Zipcar. 

what's included

Map icon

miles

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

Gasoline icon

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 URI. Here are just a few ideas.

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  • Narrow River Kayaks


    This is absolutely where you should rent kayaks in RI. It's super reasonably priced ($28 solo kayak for 2 hours, you can also do 4 hours but I forget the...more
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    I absolutely love this place! Barre is an amazing workout! Studio barre Newport/middletown has amazing staff that are super knowledgeable, caring, and...more
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    The walking tour is a must while you're visiting Rhode Island. Our tour guide this past Monday, May 8, 2017 was exceptionally knowledgable and nice. He's a...more
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    What a gorgeous treasure! It's a great place to visit for the pure enjoyment of being surrounded by nature.more
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    Oh my, what a lucky find. Was headed to another place but they had just closed then found this. Had a delicious Seafood Ceasar that was HUGE and so...more
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  • Pour Judgement Bar and Grill


    Thank you for helping surprising my brother with his gift certificate. My brother was very happy. Thank you so much.more
  • Cru Cafe


    Perfect little foodie stop to fuel up during a Newport mansion mission day! Great quality, quantity & selection served up by a lovely courteous staff!more

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