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Zipcar at Northern Illinois University

Need a car? Borrow a Zipcar! Northern Illinois University has partnered with Zipcar to bring self-service, on-demand car sharing to the area. To use Zipcars, simply register as a member, reserve a car online or by phone, use your Zipcard to enter the car, and drive away. When you’re done, return the car to the same location where you picked it up.

As a member you get:

  • Access to Zipcars 24/7.
  • Discounted hourly rates for faculty, staff and students age 18 and older: rates start at just $7.50/hour or $69/day.
  • Gas, insurance and maintenance are included for free!
  • Join for only $25 a year, and receive $35 in driving credit your first month.

You can find NIU's Zipcars in Lot D, west of Neptune Hall West. Learn more and get started at http://www.zipcar.com/NIU.

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