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2013-14 Campus Transit Service
Fall, Winter and Spring Shuttle Service
The Loop Route on Weekdays
The Loop runs both directions through campus, from east to west, departing from the main entrance transit stop, and from west to east, departing from the Barn Theater transit stop on High Street. Loop buses do not enter the Quarry Plaza or the Remote parking lots.
Monday through Friday: Departs the Main Entrance stop from 7:25am -11:30pm
Monday through Friday: Departs the Barn Theater stop from 7:25am -11:00pm
The Loop Route on Weekends
Saturday: Departs the Main Entrance stop from 6:00pm -10:40pm
Saturday: Departs the Barn Theater stop from 6:10pm -10:50pm
Sunday: Departs the Main Entrance stop from 6:00pm -11:20pm
Sunday: Departs the Barn Theater stop from 6:10pm -11:30pm
Upper Campus Route
Monday through Friday: Departs from the East and West Remote parking lots every 15 minutes from 7:40am to 7:55pm at :40, :55, :10, and :25. On Tuesday and Thursday there is an additional departure at 8:10pm.
East and West Night Core
East and West Night Core buses operate seven nights per week, providing service to locations in the campus core and to some college circles.
Saturday and Sunday: Night Cores operate from 6:30pm to 12:00am.
Monday through Friday: Night Cores operate from 7:00pm to 12:00am.
2013-14 Non-Operating dates for UCSC campus shuttles:
2013-14 dates with modified or reduced UCSC campus shuttles:
A downloadable version of the Day, and Night/Weekend Shuttle Route Maps is available.
Night Owl: Late-night Buses Between Campus and Downtown Santa Cruz
Night Owl service operates every 45 minutes from 11:45pm-1:15am Sunday through Thursday, and every 20 minutes from 11:30pm-2:50am Friday and Saturday nights. The Night Owl picks up and drops off riders on Cathcart at Pacific, adjacent to Old School Shoes and across from the University Town Center. This service is only available to UCSC students and employees. A valid UCSC ID must be presented to board Night Owl buses.
On Sunday through Thursday nights, the last UCSC Night Owl bus returning to campus leaves downtown at 1:15am; the last Night Owl going downtown departs from Science Hill at 12:45am (these trips travel counter-clockwise [east to west] through the campus). On Friday and Saturday nights, the last UCSC Night Owl bus returning to campus leaves downtown at 2:50am and travels east to west (counter-clockwise) through the campus. The last Night Owl going downtown departs from Science Hill at 2:45am and travels west to east (clockwise) through the campus.
2013-14 Night Owl service dates (includes modified service dates):
A downloadable version of the Night Owl Schedule and Route Map is available.