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NCU Partners With Zipcar For Car-Sharing Programs

683171039-en-US_1Northwest Christian University is partnering with Zipcar joining more than 100 other universities and colleges throughout the country in a car-sharing alternative that puts students, staff, and faculty in the driver seat to help control parking congestion and provide a solution to reduce the carbon footprint.

Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, will bring its “wheels when you want them” membership service to NCU on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, during noon-time presentations in the campus dining hall.

“We are pleased to partner with Zipcar to offer students and others on campus an affordable, convenient, and sustainable car-share service,” said Michael Fuller, NCU’s Vice President for Enrollment and Student Development.  “This is an important option for all of us on campus and in the community to consider as good stewards of the environment.”

NCU joins other prestigious liberal arts colleges and universities to partner with Zipcar, including Pomona College, Smith College as well as public institutions like the University of Michigan and 500 other schools.

More information about Zipcap memberships can be found at

About Northwest Christian University
Northwest Christian University is a liberal arts institution dedicated to providing a transformational education that champions wisdom, faith and service. Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the University was founded in 1895 and is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ. Northwest Christian University offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in traditional undergraduate, adult degree, and graduate program formats, as well as online programs for MBA and M.Ed. More information about the University is available at

About Zipcar

Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, has operations in urban areas and college campuses throughout Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. Zipcar offers more than 50 makes and models of self-service vehicles by the hour or day to residents and businesses looking for smart, simple and convenient solutions to their urban and campus transportation needs. Zipcar is a subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CAR), a global leader in vehicle rental services. More information is available at