Zipcar - car sharing on campus

Wayne State University and Zipcar Inc. offer a campus car-sharing program. The cost-effective and convenient transportation option is now available 24/7 to students, faculty and staff over age 18. The program aims to reduce parking demand by offering a convenient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to owning a car. Zipcar vehicles are located at various locations throughout WSU Campus.

WSU members pay a $25 annual fee, and rates on all Zipcars start at $9.50 per hour on weekdays and $11.00 per hour on weekends.  Daily rates start at $79 on weekdays and $110 on weekends. Gas, insurance, reserved parking spots, up to 180 miles of driving per day and roadside assistance are included in the hourly and daily Zipcar rates. Cars can be reserved for as little as an hour or for multiple days. Zipcars are self-service and can be easily reserved and accessed 24 hours a day.

Participating members with smartphones  including iPhones and Android devices  may download the Zipcar mobile applications to make reservations, lock and unlock the vehicles, and honk the horn to help locate the vehicle. Reservations can be made over the phone or by using the Zipcar website.

For more information, including how to become a member of Zipcar at Wayne State University, visit

About Zipcar

Zipcar is the world's leading car-sharing service, with more than 605,000 members and more than 9,000 vehicles in urban areas and college campuses throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Zipcar offers more than 30 makes and models of self-service vehicles by the hour or day to residents and businesses looking for an alternative to the high costs and hassles of owning a car.

Zipcar and the Zipcar logo are trademarks of Zipcar, Inc.