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Zipcar is a convenient car sharing service which allows employees, students and visitors to access a vehicle, so there is no need to bring a car to campus.

  • Cars located conveniently throughout campus.
  • Reserve cars online or by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Gas, maintenance, insurance, and 180 free miles per day included in hourly rate.


UNC employees and students 18 or older who are licensed to drive may register for Zipcar. UNC departments may create an account which allows approved members to use Zipcar with direct department billing.


Hourly Rates:
Beginning at $7.50/hour

Daily Rates:
Beginning at $69/day

Zipcar Help

View FAQs for fast answers to questions, and make sure to review the How it Works webpage. Zipcar can be contacted directly for questions regarding use of Zipcar – 866-4ZIPCAR (866-494-7227).

Fees by Campus Affiliation
Account Application Fee First Year Fee Annual Fee
Students $0 $25 $25
Faculty/Staff $0 $25 $25
Departmental Use
Check out the Departmental Membership Option
$0 $0 $0
Visitors / Community $25 $25 $70

Zipcar 101

The Basics


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