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How to Participate in UCSD's Ride-Matching Service

Faculty, staff, and students 18 and older with single sign-on access can form carpools and vanpools or find one-time rides using Zimride, UCSD’s free, online ride-matching service.

Ready to start? Go directly to Zimride.ucsd.edu.

Note: If you join a carpool or vanpool, you may be eligible for a variety of valuable benefits. For more information, see How to Participate in a Carpool or How to Participate in a Vanpool.

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Read the terms of use and privacy policy.

Visit Zimride and read the terms of use and privacy policy, then click Log In if you agree.

Log in via Single Sign On.

This step may be bypassed automatically if you already logged in.

Important: Students must click the Student Sign On tab to enter their PID.

Request or offer a ride.

Follow the instructions on the website to create a profile, browse postings, and post your own requests. You’ll be able to contact individuals directly.

If you form a carpool, consider joining the Carpool Club for additional incentives.

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Tell us how we’re doing. If you have ideas for improving Transportation Services, please e-mail them to TellTPS@ucsd.edu.