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

(gas and insurance included!)

Students
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select your department
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  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a University of Colorado Boulder faculty or staff 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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University of Colorado Boulder

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 University of Colorado Boulder faculty or staff 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 University of Colorado Boulder faculty or staff 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

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what’s your affiliation with CU Boulder?

Students
join now
select your department
join now
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Community Members
  • I'm a University of Colorado Boulder faculty or staff 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.

I'm a University of Colorado Boulder Student.

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

I'm not affiliated with University of Colorado Boulder and I want to join 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 CU Boulder. Here are just a few ideas.

  • Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery


    This place is HEAVEN! I love when places support local artists from all over. This place boasts some of the best variety of locally made items around....more
  • The Bookworm


    I live East of town and always look forward to my trips to Boulder if they include a trip to the Book Worm! We have found such treasures there and the kids...more
  • Island Farm


    This store is amazing. Besides just having the coolest high quality stuff, and beautiful decor, their sales people are kind and helpful. Love this spot!more
  • Goldmine Vintage


    Yas, Goldmine! You are everything I want in a vintage shop. If you're looking for funky, good quality vintage without digging through piles of no-gos,...more
  • Gypsy Jewel


    Such an amazing place! Went in with my partner looking for something specific and the owner was so kind, helpful, and funny and had TRAYS of rings exactly...more

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  • Bear Peak Trail


    This is no doubt my favorite trail in Boulder. It's reasonably long, arduous, and beautiful. I typically do these hikes in the week, so I also find quite a...more
  • Front Range Anglers


    Having never been fly fishing before, I had no idea what to expect and kept my expectations to a minimum. Our guide Adam was wonderful, experienced and...more
  • Mad Adventures - Clear Creek


    My brother and I did the 2 hour snowmobile tour with John G as our guide. It was awesome!! He was a great guide! I highly recommend it to anyone!more
  • University Bicycles


    Great bike shop in town! Super friendly service, totally customer focused and very helpful. Great rentals as well.more
  • Sports Garage


    Bought my yeti bike last year from SG after trying out some demos. I always get great service from their knowledgable team both in sales and in maintenance....more

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  • Gold Hill Inn


    I guess it isn't fine dining if the restaurant is a log cabin, if there are no table cloths, if the owner/host wears jeans, and the wait staff works...more
  • Crosscut Pizzeria and Taphouse


    Visiting from out of town driving the peak to peak route when we passed through the town of Nederland. I don't even much like pizza, but this place serves...more
  • Flagstaff House Restaurant


    Great experience! Go when you're in the mood for many courses and drinks. Not somewhere you go for a quick meal, more of a special occasion type place. I...more
  • Brasserie Ten Ten


    One of the best gems of Boulder Loved the service and the food was delish! The drink menu was wonderful And the ambience was intimate but livelymore
  • The Buff Restaurant


    I usually default to local recommendations when the option is available. I'm glad I asked a buddy because this didn't come up as an immediate option on the...more

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