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The University of Iowa

Fall 2012

IN THIS ISSUE

SWAT programming arms students to achieve academic success

Meet Michelle Cohenour, UI director of retention

CLAS to hold two spring undergraduate
commencement ceremonies

New online source for UI arts events info

ZipCar zips into Iowa City

A letter from the Parents Association president

Homecoming highlights

Campus Rx

SafeRide

Briefly

All fired up!

Iowa Now

 

Mazda with ZipCar logo on side doorZipCar zips into Iowa City

Owning, insuring, parking, fueling, and maintaining a car can get pricey, especially if you’re an undergraduate student trying to pay for tuition, books, food, and other essentials.

Now students and others in the Iowa City community looking for a less expensive option can join a car-sharing program run by a company called Zipcar. Members can reserve one of 10 vehicles parked around campus and downtown for a period of time ranging from one hour to several days. Rates start at $7 an hour and $66 a day (after an initial registration fee).

Zipcar covers gas, insurance, and 180 miles of driving per day (additional charges apply for miles driven beyond that limit).

Learn more at zipcar.com.

 

 

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