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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 '369']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

Holiday Service Schedule for GVSU routes:

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY GVSU BUS SERVICE HOURS:

  • Tuesday, 11/22/16 - Normal Fall 2016 Schedule
  • Wednesday, 11/23/16 - Break Schedule
  • Thursday, 11/24/16 - NO SERVICE
  • Friday, 11/25/16 - Break Schedule 
  • Saturday, 11/26/16 - Sunday, 11/27/16 - Normal Fall 2016 Schedule (weekend service)

DECEMBER HOLIDAY GVSU BUS SERVICE HOURS:

  • December 19-22 – Break Schedule
  • December 23 – January 2 – NO GVSU SERVICE
  • January 3 – 8 – Break Schedule
  • January 9 - Normal Fall/Winter Schedule