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  • Zipcar at UMD
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Zipcar at UMD

If you bike, hike, carpool, or take public transportation to UMD but sometimes need access to a car, join Zipcar. Your trips can take place any time, any day. We have vehicles on campus for drivers as young as 18 years of age.

If you’re already a Zipcar member, reserve your car online or by phone, (866) 4ZIPCAR (494-7227.) Find general information about how Zipcar works on its website, but also note this UMD-specific information:

Current on campus Zipcar Locations (Select MD-Greenbelt to see these locations on the internet)

  • Marie Mount Location (University of Maryland) = 1 vehicle
  • Regents Drive Location (University of Maryland) = 1 vehicle
  • Stadium Drive - Ellicott Hall(University of Maryland) = 2 vehicles
  • Van Munching Hall Location (University of Maryland) = 1 vehicle
  • Susquehanna Hall Location (University of Maryland) = 2 vehicles

During trips, you can park a Zipcar in any numbered or lettered lot without a UMD parking registration. (You must return it to its original location on time to avoid penalties.) See UMD’s parking map to see all lots.

Current off campus Zipcar Locations

  • University View = 4 vehicles
  • College Park Metro = 4 vehicles

Zipcar Benefits

Zipcar requires an annual fee. However, the fee comes with an equal amount of driving credit. Also, you can earn driving credit when a friend signs up. Note: You must use these links to receive UMD's special rates. (All plans subject to change.)

Other plans are available.


18-20 Student Occasional Driver 21+ Student Occasional Driver 21+ Faculty/Staff Occasional Driver
Can use cars located on campus Can use thousands of cars in the Zipcar network Can use thousands of cars in the Zipcar network
When you Join When you join when you join

Annual Fee = $15 (first year) $25 (each following year)

No Application Fee

Annual Fee = $15 (first year) $25 (each following year)

No Application Fee

Annual Fee = $15 (first year) $25 (each following year)

No Application Fee

Monday-Thursday Rates Monday-Thursday Rates weekday Rates
Hourly Rates starting at $8 Hourly Rates starting at $8 Hourly Rates starting at $8
Daily rates starting at $74 Daily rates starting at $74 7:00 am - 7:00 pm = $55

Full Day = $65

friday - sunday Rates friday - sunday Rates weekend Rates
Hourly Rates starting at $9.50 Hourly Rates starting at $9.50 Hourly Rates starting at $9.50
Daily rates starting at $83 Daily rates starting at $83 Daily rates starting at $83
what is included? what is included? what is included?
Gas Gas Gas
Insurance Insurance Insurance
180 Free Miles 180 Free Miles 180 Free Miles

Instructions on unlocking and operating the car will arrive with your Zipcar membership packet.

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