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Zipcar for Personal Use

Rent cars that are located on campus by the hour or the day. These cars can be used to visit the grocery store, get out of the city, or to get any other place you might want to be. Gas and insurance are included in the hourly rate. The Zipcar website for AU explains how to join and lists what cars are available on campus.

Zipcar for University Business

Through an agreement with AU, Zipcar has placed several vehicles on campus and at off-campus properties that can be used by students, faculty, and staff to conduct official university business. Students, faculty, and staff may only utilize a Zipcar if they have been authorized privileges under an AU Zipcar Major Account. To use a Zipcar you must receive a Zipcard, so leave plenty of time to complete the process before your first trip.

To create an account:

  1. Review the Zipcar Fleet Vehicle Policy
  2. Contact your AU Zipcar Major Account administrator to become an authorized driver:
    • i. Office of the President 
    • ii. Office of University Communications and Marketing 
    • iii. Office of Campus Life 
    • iv. Office of Development 
    • v. Office of Finance and Treasurer: Melanie Ringle 
    • vi. Office of General Counsel 
    • vii. Office of the Provost 
    • viii. College of Arts and Sciences 
    • ix. Kogod School of Business 
    • x. School of Communication 
    • xi. School of International Service 
    • xii. School of Professional and Extended Studies 
    • xiii. School of Public Affairs 
    • xiv. Washington College of Law 
    • xv. University Library 
    • xvi. Athletics and Recreation 
    • xvii. WAMU