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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 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 (232 KB, PDF) of Ferris State University Route 100 Service for 2018-2019. You can find the Route 100 schedule here (228 KB, PDF)
  • There is no summer service on Route 100.

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Valley State University

    GVSU SEMESTER BREAK BUS SERVICE HOURS:

    • Saturday, 4/27/19 - Normal Winter 2019 Schedule
    • Sunday, 4/28/19 - No GVSU Bus Service
    • Monday, 4/29/19 - Friday, 5/3/19 - Break Service
    • Saturday, 5/4/19 - Sunday, 5/5/19 - No GVSU Bus Service
    • Monday, 5/6/19 - Normal Spring/Summer 2019 Schedule Begins 

    MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY SERVICE HOURS:

    INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY SERVICE HOURS:

    GVSU SEMESTER BREAK SERVICE HOURS:

    • Monday, 8/5/19 - Friday, 8/9/19 - Normal Spring/Summer 2019 Schedule
    • Saturday, 8/10/19 - No GVSU Bus Service
    • Sunday, 8/18/19 - Sunday, 8/25/19 - Transitions Break Schedule (schedule to be posted mid-July 2019)
    • Monday, 8/26/19 - Normal Fall 2019 Schedule Begins (schedule to be posted August 2019)