Zipcar Parking

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Zipcar is a convenient, eco-friendly way to get around on-campus or off-campus. When you’re done, simply park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

About Zipcar at UB

Zipcar is a car-sharing service that lets you use a vehicle only when you need it. Whether you’re just going to the store for an hour or taking a weekend road trip, Zipcar is a convenient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly option.

How Zipcar Works

You can sign up for Zipcar online. Once you pay your annual fee, you can reserve a car by the hour or by the day. Your rate includes gas, insurance, a mileage allowance, reserved parking spots and roadside assistance.

Every Zipcar helps reduce the number of privately owned vehicles on the road, which means less traffic and a healthier environment for everyone.

For Students, Faculty and Staff

You can sign up for Zipcar if you are a UB student, faculty or staff member ages 18 or older. UB departments can also use Zipcar for business, using an approved university P-Card to pay for the service. Please read the Zipcar departmental account policy for more information.

Zipcar Parking

Zipcars are available 24/7 and are located in convenient spaces in high-demand areas.

North Campus Zipcar Spaces

  • UB Student Union
  • Hadley Village
  • Fargo Lot near Greiner Hall
  • Spaulding/Wilkeson near Tunnel Exit
  • Park Lot adjacent to Flint Loop

South Campus Zipcar Spaces

  • Main/Bailey Lot near the Goodyear Hall walkway
  • Townsend Lot (Main Street end)

Downtown Campus Zipcar Spaces

Contact Us

Customer Service Walk-in Center
North Campus
Monday — Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Proof of Daily Health Check is required for in-person services. Reservations are required during peak service periods. Visit the 1Capen website for available services and reservation updates. 


Administrative Offices
106 Spaulding Quadrangle
North Campus
Tel: 716-645-3943

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