Transportation Services

 

201 Carter Drive, Suite 500
West Chester, PA 19383
610-436-2442
shuttle@wcupa.edu


Shuttle Bus Service

 
   Weekdays:
   Service is provided from 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 a.m. 
 
 

Routes:

 
  1. The All Stops bus will run from 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 a.m.
    • Bus Stops:  Church Street (Stop #1), Wayne Hall (Stop #2), Q lot (Stop #10), SHSC (Stops #3 & 4), The Village (Stops #8 & #9), East Village (Stop # 7), and South Campus Apartments (Stops #5 & #6). 
    • Upon request the bus will stop at R lot (Stop #11) when the R lot call light is on, S lot (Stop #12), the Newman Center, Commonwealth Hall (Stop #14), and the Student Recreation Center (Stop #15). 
    • The loop takes approximately 15 minutes during the peak hours of 8:50 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. when there are 4 buses and about 20 minutes during non-peak hours when 2 buses are running.  (Note:  A third bus will run on Mondays through Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
    • During evening hours the bus may make additional stops upon request at the South Campus Apartments, The Village, New Street & Trinity Drive (Stop #13) and Sharpless & Church Street (Stop #16).

  2. The SHSC Express bus will run during the peak hours of 8:50 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Bus Stops:  Church Street (Stop #1), Wayne Hall (Stop #2), and SHSC (Stop #3) only.
    • There are 3 buses running this loop, which takes about 12 minutes. 

  3. The Q LOT Express bus will run during the peak hours of 8:50 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • Bus Stops:  Q lot (Stop #10) and Wayne Hall (Stop #2) only.
    • There is 1 bus running this loop, which takes about 12 minutes. 

  4. The East Campus Loop bus will run from 7:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Bus Stops:  Church Street (Stop A), 887 South Matlack Street/WCU Post Office (Stop B), M lot (Stops C & D), G lot (Stop E), and the Sharpless Parking Garage (Stop E).
    • This bus is wheelchair accessible, it also provides service for passengers with a permanent or temporary mobility impairment.
 
   Weekends:    
 
  Service is provided from 10:00 a.m. – 2:15 a.m. using the All Stops bus (1) route.  The loop takes approximately 20 minutes.
 
   Final Exams:   
 
  Service is provided on a modified schedule using the All Stops bus route.
 
 
  1. December Exams
    • Tuesday through Thursday the buses (3) will loop approximately every 10 minutes from 7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and the buses (2) will loop approximately every 15 minutes from 4:00 p.m. – 2:15 a.m.
    • On Friday the buses (2) will loop approximately every 10 minutes from 7:15 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. and a bus (1) will loop approximately every 20 minutes from 8:30 p.m. – 2:15 a.m.
    • On Saturday a bus (1) will loop approximately every 20 minutes from 7:15 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

  2. May Exams
    • Monday through Thursday the buses (3) will loop approximately every 10 minutes from 7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and the buses (2) will loop approximately every 15 minutes from 4:00 p.m. – 2:15 a.m.
    • On Friday the buses (2) will loop approximately every 15 minutes from 7:15 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. and a bus (1) will loop approximately every 20 minutes from 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. 

   Holidays:    
 
  Service is not provided when the university is closed for a holiday, with two exceptions:
 
 
  1. Labor Day
    • On Sunday before Labor Day, the bus (1) will loop approximately every 20 minutes from 10:00 a.m. – 2:15 a.m. using the All Stops route.
    • On Monday the bus (1) will loop approximately every 20 minutes from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and (2) buses will loop approximately every 15 minutes from 6:00 p.m. – 2:15 a.m. using the All Stops route.

  2. Fall Break
    • On Sunday and Monday the bus (1) will loop approximately every 20 minutes from 10:00 a.m. – 2:15 a.m. using the All Stops route.
    • On Tuesday the bus (1) will loop approximately every 20 minutes from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and (2) buses will loop approximately every 15 minutes from 6:00 p.m. – 2:15 a.m. using the All Stops route. 

  Note:  On Wednesday before Thanksgiving Break, service will end at 11:00 p.m.
            On Friday before Spring Break, service will end at 7:00.
 

Winter Session:

Service is provided from 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. between the Village Club House and Wayne Hall. The loop takes approximately 15 minutes.

Summer Session:

Service is provided 7:40 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. using the All Stops bus (1) route. The loop takes approximately 20 minutes.

Note: Sessions I and II only.

  Note:  Please be advised this it is not feasible to provide timely transportation between North and South Campus within the standard 10 minute class break.
  Suggestions for adjustments to the bus schedule and/or other improvements to bus service on campus can be directed to shuttle@wcupa.edu .