Zimride is a private ridesharing network for American University

Miles Posted: 1,603,073
Potential CO2 Reduced: 352,675 lbs

Zimride by Enterprise Earth Day Sweepstakes


Did you know that during the month of April, by logging your commute on your personal Zimride Commute Calendar, you will automatically be entered in the Zimride by Enterprise Earth Day Sweepstakes? Prizes include two Kindle Fire HDs and gift cards from Starbucks and Amazon.com. Track your commuting patterns using our handy Commute Calendar. For complete sweepstakes rules, click here.

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What is AU Zimride?

Zimride is a fun and easy way to share the seats in your car or catch a ride. With Zimride, you can find AU friends, classmates, and coworkers going the same way you are.

Who can use this site?

AU Zimride requires an @student.american.edu or @american.edu email address. You can also sign in using your Facebook account if you are part of the AU network.

What if I carpool to work and an emergency arises?

AU provides faculty and staff members who regularly carpool, vanpool, bike, walk, or take public transit to work with a reliable ride home when one of life's unexpected emergencies arises.

Please view our website for full details.

What are people saying about Zimride?

"I used Zimride my sophomore year and I can’t just say that it was a great experience because that would be an understatement. It was simply phenomenal. Not because I was riding a helicopter or a tremendously expensive car, but because my peer was a wonderful person. Above the financial benefit of Zimride, there’s a social benefit to it. By using Zimride, I met Shoshanna who is now like a sister to me."
- Farida Nabourema, American University student