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College Student riding the bus

College & University Students

Any college student with a valid college ID can purchase a 10-ride farecard at a reduced cost over adult prices. See below for more detailed information about area campuses.

Aquinas College

Calvin College

Davenport University

Ferris State University

  • In partnership with FSU, The Rapid operates a [EXLINK '385']shuttle service[/EXLINK], primarily for students, faculty, and staff, between Central Station in Grand Rapids and the FSU campus in Big Rapids.
  • FSU students can purchase a semester pass at Ferris that is good on this route only. This service is open to the general public for a fare of $8 per one-way trip.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

  • No service on Route 100 on the following dates: Nov. 24-25 and Dec. 19-Jan. 3. 

Grand Rapids Community College

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

  • No service on Route 60 on the following dates: Nov. 22-24 and Dec. 29-Jan. 8. 

Grand Valley State University

Upcoming college and university schedule changes:

Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids Community College

  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 -- Last day of service for Route 60
  • No summer service

Ferris State University

  • Friday, May 5, 2017 -- Last day of service for Route 100
  • No summer service