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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 shuttle service, 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 $5 per one-way trip.
  • Calendar (44 KB, PDF) of Ferris State University Route 100 Service for 2017-2018. 
  • There is no summer service on Route 100.

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Valley State University


  • Monday, 5/7/18 - 8/10/18 - Summer 2018 Schedule  (312 KB, PDF)
  • During the summer, there is no service on Route 37, 48 and 85. There is also no weekend service on Route 50.