Zipcar is a University-approved vendor that offers self-service, on-demand car sharing.

To use Zipcar just become a member, reserve a car online or by phone, use your Zipcar membership to enter the car, and drive off. Cars must be returned to their pick-up location. Member benefits include:

  • Rates for faculty, staff and students, starting at just $7.50/hour or $69/day
  • Gas, insurance and up to 180 miles free per day¬†
  • Access to Zipcars 24/7
  • No monthly commitments¬†
  • All students ages 18 and up are eligible, including drivers with international licenses

See where Zipcars are located in the Columbia area and join Zipcar.

Note: Non-Zipcar passengers are not permitted or insured to drive Zipcars.

Columbia has provided this information strictly for convenience. Faculty, staff, and students are responsible for their own safety and have the right and ability to select a car-sharing service of their choice.