Quinnipiac University
A Quinnipiac shuttle parked outside the Rocky Top Student Center on a fall day

Public Safety

Shuttle System

The Quinnipiac shuttle system gives students access to shopping, food, entertainment, Amtrak and Metro-North Railroad — at no additional cost.

The fixed schedule provides safe, convenient and reliable transportation between our campuses and surrounding community.

The university’s fleet of shuttles brings students to area shopping and entertainment destinations, restaurants, and transportation hubs — including Metro-North and Amtrak railroads. 

Shuttle Routes Overview

See below for full details and schedules for each of our shuttle routes.

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Shuttle Service Times Approx. Arrival Intervals Route/Stops
York Hill / Mount Carmel Loop

Continual loops
Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

On peak:
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Off peak:
7 - 10 a.m.
5-10 minutes on peak

10-15 minutes off peak
Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop),
York Hill Campus (Rocky Top Student Center),
York Hill Campus (Crescent/Eastview),
Theatre Arts Center on Sherman Avenue
Bobcat Loop - Weekdays1

Continual loops
Weekdays
6 a.m. - 1 a.m.

On peak:
7 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Off peak:
6 a.m. - 7 a.m.
11 p.m. - 1 a.m.

10-15 minutes on peak

20-30 minutes off peak
Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop),
York Hill Campus (Rocky Top Student Center),
York Hill Campus (Crescent/Eastview),
Whitney Village on Whitney Avenue*
Bobcat Loop - Weekends1

Continual loops
Weekends
8 a.m. - 1 a.m.

On peak
8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Off peak
11 p.m. - 1 a.m.
10-15 minutes on peak

20-30 minutes off peak
Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop),
York Hill Campus (Rocky Top Student Center),
York Hill Campus (Crescent/Eastview),
Whitney Village on Whitney Avenue*
Westwoods Parking Lot Loop1

Continual loops
Weekdays
7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
5-10 minutes Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop),
Westwoods Parking Lot on West Woods Road (see the lot on a map)
North Haven Campus

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Hourly*
See detailed schedule below
York Hill Campus,
Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop),
North Haven Campus,
Whitney Village on Whitney Avenue
Shopping and Restaurants - Hamden and North Haven Wednesday
5 - 9 p.m.

Friday
6 - 11 p.m.

Saturday
Noon - 8 p.m.

Sunday
1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Hamden: 45-minute loop

North Haven: 1-hour loop

See schedule below for days
Shopping centers in Hamden and North Haven
Downtown New Haven Entertainment/Union Station Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays See schedule below Mount Carmel Campus
York Hill Campus
Union Station
Church & George Street
Holiday Shuttle to Union Station University breaks Learn more about shuttles during university breaks

The university shuttle system runs ADA-compliant vehicles on each loop. We also offer additional as-needed assistance during the construction of the South Quad project on the Mount Carmel Campus. Students in need of compliant shuttles (typically because of disability or injury) should contact the Office of Student Accessibility to make arrangements.

1 This is a game-day shuttle to the M&T Bank Arena on the York Hill Campus

*Whitney Village and Theatre Arts Center are request-and-go after 8 p.m.

York Hill / Mount Carmel Loop

Monday through Friday

  • On Peak: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., every 5-10 minutes
  • Off Peak: 7 a.m. - 10 a.m., and 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., every 10-15 minutes

The York Hill / Mount Carmel Loop connects students directly to and from York Hill Campus and Mount Carmel Campus, with a stop at the nearby Theatre Arts Center. Early in the morning and later in the evening, two shuttles run continually and arrive at each campus approximately every 10 to 15 minutes. During the peak hours of the day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., three shuttles service this loop with arrival times approximately every 5 to 10 minutes.

Stops include:

  • Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop)

  • York Hill Campus (Rocky Top Student Center)

  • York Hill Campus (Crescent/Eastview)

  • Theatre Arts Center on Sherman Avenue

Bobcat Transit Shuttle Loop

Weekdays, 6 a.m. - 1 a.m.

  • On Peak: 7 a.m. - 11 p.m., every 10-15 minutes
  • Off Peak: 6 a.m. - 7 a.m., and 11 p.m. - 1 a.m., every 20-30 minutes

Weekends, 8 a.m. - 1 a.m.

  • On Peak: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m., every 10-15 minutes
  • Off Peak: 11 p.m. - 1 a.m., every 20-30 minutes

The Bobcat Transit shuttle loop connects the Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses with additional smaller stops along the way. It runs 7-days per week.

Stops include:

  • Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop)

  • York Hill Campus (Rocky Top Student Center)

  • York Hill Campus (Crescent/Eastview)

  • Whitney Village on Whitney Avenue

    • After 8 p.m., the Whitney Village stop becomes request-and-go

Westwoods Parking Lot Loop

Monday through Friday
7 a.m. - 8 p.m., every 5-10 minutes

The Westwoods Parking Lot is open to every Quinnipiac-registered vehicle. Park your car securely in the Westwoods Parking Lot, which is 0.6 miles from the Mount Carmel Campus, then hop on the shuttle for an easy ride to campus.

Stops include:

  • Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop)

  • Westwoods Parking Lot on West Woods Road (see the lot on a map)

North Haven Campus Shuttle Loop

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 11 p.m., hourly*

The North Haven Campus shuttle route connects students from the Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses and the Whitney Village apartments to the North Haven Campus.

*The shuttle runs every hour, with a break from 7-8 p.m. See the full schedule below for details.

Stops include:

  • York Hill Campus

  • Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop)

  • North Haven Campus

  • Whitney Village on Whitney Avenue

York Hill Campus Mount Carmel Campus (Harwood Gate) North Haven Campus Whitney Village Apartments
7 a.m. 7:10 a.m. Arrive: 7:30 a.m.
Depart: 7:40 a.m.
7:55 a.m.
8 a.m. 8:10 a.m. Arrive: 8:30 a.m.
Depart: 8:40 a.m.
8:55 a.m.
9 a.m. 9:10 a.m. Arrive: 9:30 a.m.
Depart: 9:40 a.m.
9:55 a.m.
10 a.m. 10:10 a.m. Arrive: 10:30 a.m.
Depart: 10:40 a.m.
10:55 a.m.
11 a.m. 11:10 a.m. Arrive: 11:30 a.m.
Depart: 11:40 a.m.
11:55 a.m.
Noon 12:10 p.m. Arrive: 12:30 p.m.
Depart: 12:40 p.m.
12:55 p.m.
1 p.m. 1:10 p.m. Arrive: 1:30 p.m.
Depart: 1:40 p.m.
1:55 p.m.
2 p.m. 2:10 p.m. Arrive: 2:30 p.m.
Depart: 2:40 p.m.
2:55 p.m.
3 p.m. 3:10 p.m. Arrive: 3:30 p.m.
Depart: 3:40 p.m.
3:55 p.m.
4 p.m. 4:10 p.m. Arrive: 4:30 p.m.
Depart: 4:40 p.m.
4:55 p.m.
5 p.m. 5:10 p.m. Arrive: 5:30 p.m.
Depart: 5:40 p.m.
5:55 p.m.
6 p.m. 6:10 p.m. Arrive: 6:30 p.m.
Depart: 6:40 p.m.
6:55 p.m.
7 p.m. 7:10 p.m. Arrive: 7:30 p.m.
Depart: 7:40 p.m.
7:55 p.m.
8 p.m. 8:10 p.m. Arrive: 8:30 p.m.
Depart: 8:40 p.m.
8:55 p.m.
9 p.m. 9:10 p.m. Arrive: 9:30 p.m.
Depart: 9:40 p.m.
9:55 p.m.
10 p.m. 10:10 p.m. Arrive: 10:30 p.m.
Depart: 10:40 p.m.
10:55 p.m.
10:45 p.m. 11 p.m.    

Shopping and Restaurant Shuttle - Hamden and North Haven

Wednesday, 5 - 9 p.m.
Friday, 6 - 11 p.m.
Saturday, 12 - 8 p.m.
Sunday, 1 - 7 p.m.

The shuttle runs to North Haven and Hamden shopping centers on Wednesday and Friday evenings and on weekends according to the schedule below.

The essentials you need are never far away. Our Shopping and Restaurant shuttle route connects students with shopping districts in both Hamden and North Haven, featuring grocery, clothing, box-store and craft stores, as well as a host of nationally known and local restaurants.

Stops include:

North Haven loop

  • Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop)

  • Washington Avenue - near Stop and Shop, Dairy Queen, Bagelicious II and more shopping options

  • Universal Drive - multiple stops, near places like Target, Cinemark North Haven movie theater, Barnes and Noble and several restaurants

Hamden loop

  • Mount Carmel Campus (New Road stop)

  • Dixwell Avenue - multiple stops near Stop and Shop, Walmart, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Staples and several restaurants

The Hamden shuttle runs on a 45-minute loop

The North Haven shuttle runs on a 1-hour loop

Wednesday
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday
6 - 11 p.m.
Saturday
12 - 8 p.m.
Sunday
1 - 7 p.m.
Jan. 24: Hamden Jan. 26: North Haven Jan. 27: Hamden Jan. 28: North Haven
Jan. 31: North Haven Feb. 2: North Haven Feb. 3: North Haven Feb. 4: Hamden
Feb. 7: Hamden Feb. 9: North Haven Feb. 10: North Haven Feb. 11: North Haven
Feb. 14: North Haven Feb. 16: North Haven Feb. 17: North Haven Feb. 18: Hamden
Feb. 21: Hamden Feb. 23: North Haven Feb. 24: North Haven Feb. 25: North Haven
Feb. 28: North Haven Mar. 1: North Haven Mar. 2: North Haven Mar. 3: Hamden
Mar. 6: Hamden Mar. 8-10: No shuttle, Spring Break
Mar. 20: North Haven Mar. 22: North Haven Mar. 23: North Haven Mar. 24: Hamden
Mar. 27: Hamden Mar. 29: North Haven Mar. 30: North Haven Mar. 31: No shuttle, Easter
Apr. 3: North Haven Apr. 5: North Haven Apr. 6: North Haven Apr. 7: Hamden
Apr. 10: Hamden Apr. 12: North Haven Apr. 13: North Haven Apr. 14: North Haven
Apr. 17: North Haven Apr. 19: North Haven Apr. 20: North Haven Apr. 21: Hamden
Apr. 24: Hamden Apr. 26: North Haven Apr. 27: North Haven Apr. 28: North Haven
May. 1: North Haven May. 3: North Haven May. 4: North Haven May. 5: Hamden

Union Station/Downtown New Haven Shuttle

Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings

The Union Station/Downtown New Haven shuttle route connects students with the heart of New Haven, featured shopping, dining, music and theater venues, cultural centers, museums and more. Union Station is a hub for train service by Amtrak, Metro-North Railroad and Shore Line East, so students can easily hop on to get places like New York City for a day trip, or Bridgeport where they can connect with the Port Jefferson Ferry. 

The shuttle is available on weekends during the Fall semester, except during Thanksgiving Break.

Stops include:

  • Mount Carmel Campus (Harwood Gate)

  • York Hill Campus

  • Union Station

  • Church Street and George Street intersection

Friday Schedule
Mount Carmel Campus York Hill Campus Union Station Church and George Streets intersection
Depart: 6:20 p.m. Depart: 6:30 p.m. Arrive/Depart: 7 p.m. Arrive/Depart: 7:05 p.m.
    Depart: 9:45 p.m. Depart: 9:50 p.m.

 

Saturday Schedule
Mount Carmel Campus York Hill Campus Union Station Church and George Streets intersection
Depart: 8:20 a.m. Depart: 8:30 a.m. Arrive/Depart: 9 a.m. Arrive/Depart: 9:05 a.m.
Depart: 12:20 p.m. Depart: 12:30 p.m. Arrive/Depart: 1 p.m. Arrive/Depart: 1:05 p.m.
Depart: 6:20 p.m. Depart: 6:30 p.m. Arrive/Depart: 7 p.m. Arrive/Depart: 7:05 p.m.
    Depart: 9:45 p.m. Depart: 9:50 p.m.

 

Sunday Schedule
Mount Carmel Campus York Hill Campus Union Station Church and George Streets intersection
Depart: 8:20 a.m. Depart: 8:30 a.m. Arrive/Depart: 9 a.m. Arrive/Depart: 9:05 p.m.
Depart: 12:20 p.m. Depart: 12:30 p.m. Arrive/Depart:1 p.m. Arrive/Depart: 1:05 p.m.
Depart: 6:20 p.m. Depart: 6:30 p.m. Arrive/Depart: 7 p.m. Arrive/Depart: 7:05 p.m.

University Breaks - Shuttle to Union Station in New Haven

This shuttle connects students to Union Station in New Haven during university breaks to assist students traveling home by train or bus. Train service from Union Station is provided by Amtrak, Metro-North Railroad and Shore Line East. The station will also be used by the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield line once it is complete. The station also is a hub for many private coach and bus services.

Students can take a Metro-North train from New Haven to Bridgeport to get to the Bridgeport/Port Jefferson Ferry, which is approximately a 5-minute, outdoor walk from the train station in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Stops include:

  • Beginning of holiday break: Pick-up from Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses to Union Station

  • End of holiday break: Pick-up from Union Station back to Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses

Thanksgiving Weekend
  Mount Carmel Campus York Hill Campus Union Station
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023
Shuttle to New Haven
Depart: 6 p.m. Depart 6:15 p.m. Arrive: 6:45 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 17, 2023
Shuttle to New Haven
Depart: Noon
Depart: 2 p.m.
Depart: 6 p.m.
Depart: 12:15 p.m.
Depart: 2:15 p.m.
Depart: 6:15 p.m.
Arrive: 12:45 p.m.
Arrive: 2:45 p.m.
Arrive: 6:45 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023
Shuttle back to Hamden
    Depart: 1 p.m.
Depart: 7 p.m.

 

Winter Break
  Mount Carmel Campus York Hill Campus Union Station
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023
Shuttle to New Haven
Depart: 6 p.m. Depart 6:15 p.m. Arrive: 6:45 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 15, 2023
Shuttle to New Haven
Depart: Noon
Depart: 2 p.m.
Depart: 6 p.m.
Depart: 12:15 p.m.
Depart: 2:15 p.m.
Depart: 6:15 p.m.
Arrive: 12:45 p.m.
Arrive: 2:45 p.m.
Arrive: 6:45 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024
Shuttle back to Hamden
    Depart: 1 p.m.
Depart: 7 p.m.

 

Spring Break
  Mount Carmel Campus York Hill Campus Union Station
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Shuttle to New Haven
Depart: 6 p.m. Depart 6:15 p.m. Arrive: 6:45 p.m.
Friday, March 8, 2024
Shuttle to New Haven
Depart: Noon
Depart: 2 p.m.
Depart: 6 p.m.
Depart: 12:15 p.m.
Depart: 2:15 p.m.
Depart: 6:15 p.m.
Arrive: 12:45 p.m.
Arrive: 2:45 p.m.
Arrive: 6:45 p.m.
Sunday, March 17, 2024
Shuttle back to Hamden
    Depart: 1 p.m.
Depart: 7 p.m.

 

Easter Weekend
  Mount Carmel Campus York Hill Campus Union Station
Thursday, March 28, 2024
Shuttle to New Haven
Depart: 6 p.m. Depart 6:15 p.m. Arrive: 6:45 p.m.
Friday, March 29, 2024
Shuttle to New Haven
Depart: Noon
Depart: 2 p.m.
Depart: 6 p.m.
Depart: 12:15 p.m.
Depart: 2:15 p.m.
Depart: 6:15 p.m.
Arrive: 12:45 p.m.
Arrive: 2:45 p.m.
Arrive: 6:45 p.m.
Sunday, March 31, 2024
Shuttle back to Hamden
    Depart: 1 p.m.
Depart: 7 p.m.

We do not provide shuttles to the airport, but here are some options for getting a ride to the airport:

Download the Shuttle App

To keep you on time, Valet Park of America, which services the shuttle system at Quinnipiac, maintains up-to-date shuttle information on its app, Passiogo. Simply download the app on your smartphone, and then search “Quinnipiac” in the app.

Download the app

Questions? Contact Public Safety

Call: 203-582-6200

Email: shuttle@qu.edu

You can provide feedback about your experience through the shuttle app.
Download the mobile app

View the full shuttle policy in the student handbook