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Transportation Services operates a number of buses to provide transportation for the campus community.   A valid UIC identification card (i-card) must be presented to the driver when boarding.

All UIC bus routes are accessible and available to persons with disabilities.

In addition to the UIC routes, there are alternative options for getting to and around campus including CTA and Pace.

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The Intracampus Bus Service provides free transportation for students, faculty, and staff to various points on campus.  There are two bus routes, 1) the UIC Intracampus Route and, 2) the Semester Express.  A valid UIC identification card (i-card) must be presented to the driver when boarding.

All bus services can be tracked in real time using the free UIC Ride app on your mobile device. You can download the app in the App Store and on Google Play.

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Cropped view of Intracampus Route map

The Intracampus UIC Route links the east and west sides of campus via Roosevelt Road or Harrison Street.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. 30-Minute Service – Coverage Map
  • Monday – Friday: 6 -11 p.m. 30-Minute Service – Coverage Map
  • Weekend/Holiday: 7 a.m – 11 p.m. 60-Minute Service – Coverage Map
Cropped view of Semester Express route map

The Semester Express provides an express link from the south side residence halls to the east and west sides via Harrison Street. Semester Express does not operate on the weekends, holidays, breaks or intersession.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. 30-Minute Service – Coverage Map
CTA - Chicago Transit Authority

CTA service to commuter rail stations include the #157 Streeterville/Taylor, #60 Blue Island/26th, and #7 Harrison CTA buses, as well as the Pink and Blue “L” lines. Monthly Metra pass holders can purchase a Metra Link-up Pass Valid weekdays on CTA (6 – 9:30 a.m. & 3:30 – 7 p.m.) and on Pace (any time). Pass sold by Metra, use with Metra Monthly Ticket.

CTA bus service can be tracked using the CTA bus tracker or a variety of smartphone apps available at City-Go-Round. Ticket information can be found at


Pace RideShare is a free, easy and convenient matching service that connects commuters who are interested in forming a carpool in and around Northeastern Illinois.

Route 755 – Plainfield – IMD Express Provides bi-directional, weekday rush hour service between the Plainfield Park-n-Ride and the Illinois Medical District, with intermediate stops along I-55 at the Pace Park-n-Ride in Bolingbrook, the Ashland CTA Orange Line Station and UIC.