STUDENT BREAK TRANSPORTATION

Shuttle-UM takes out-of-state TERPS home for the holidays. 

Students may take a Shuttle-UM bus to New York and New Jersey for Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring break for a fee. Shuttle-UM also offers students free transportation to Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport for Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring Break. 

Shuttle-UM students

REGISTRATION

THANKSGIVING BREAK TRANSPORTATION REGISTRATION BEGINS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

Thanksgiving Break transportation will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, and close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19.

FEES 

$35 one-way; $60 round-trip.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations must be made by Friday, November 15 at 11:59 p.m. to receive a refund. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Please email dotsTrips@umd.edu with questions. 

INTERSTATE BREAK TRANSPORTATION BUS SCHEDULE

DEPARTURE: tUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, COLE STUDENT ACTIVITIES BUILDING, 2:00 P.M.

Destination Estimated Time of Arrival
Moorestown Mall, Moorestown, NJ (near Philadelphia & Cherry Hill) 5:00 p.m.
NJT Metropark Station, Iselin, NJ 6:00 p.m.
Javits Convention Center, NY (34th St. between 11th & 12 Av.) 7:00 p.m.

 

RETURN TO UMD: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, COLE STUDENT ACTIVITIES BUILDING

Departure Location Departure Time Estimated Time of Arrival
Javits Convention Center, NY (34th St. between 11th & 12 Av.) 12:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
NJT Metropark Station, Iselin, NJ 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Moorestown Mall, Moorestown, NJ (near Philadelphia & Cherry Hill) 2:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

 

Please expect traffic delays when traveling on holiday weekends.

*Please note this is only transportation from and to campus. Passengers are responsible for their own travel arrangements upon reaching the destination point.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (Javits Convention Center)

Passengers previously stopping at the New York Port Authority on 42nd Stret should consider this location. Our buses depart from the front of Cole Student Activities Building on campus and drop off passengers at Javits Convention Center on 34th Street between 12th Ave and 11th Ave. This location is in close proximity to the 34th Street-Hudson Yards Subway Station. For return trips, our buses will pick up from this same location. Look for a DOTS representative or the UMD charter buses. 

ISELIN, NEW JERSEY (NJT Metropark Station)

Our buses depart from the front of the Cole Student Activities Building on campus and drop off passengers at the Metropark station. This station lies within the Iselin section of Woodbridge Township, close to the border with Edison, north of the intersection of Thornall Street and Wood Avenue. It is accessible via Exits 130, 131, 131A or 131B of the Garden State Parkway.

MOORESTOWN, NEW JERSEY (Moorestown Mall)

Passengers previously taking the Cherry Hill bus should take this Moorestown, NJ bus. Our buses depart from the front of the Cole Student Activities Building on campus and drop off passengers at Moorestown Mall in Moorestown, NJ: 400 NJ-38 Moorestown, NJ 08057. The stop is located at the NJT city bus stop behind the Boscov's. This location services Cherry Hill.

There is also bus transportation to New York City provided through Greyhound Lines, Megabus and Boltbus among others.

BREAK TRANSPORTATION TO BWI AIRPORT  

Shuttle-UM will offer free shuttle service to the Baltimore/Washington International Airport during Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring break. We require no reservations or tickets, but passengers must show a university ID to ride. 

Pickup Location FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK:

All shuttles will leave from Cole Field House and pick up passengers from BWI Airport from Door 18 at the International Arrival terminal. This is the last door in the terminal.

Dates & Pickup Times for THANKSGIVING break:

Departure from Maryland to BWI on Tuesday, November 26 (Leaves from Cole Student Activities Building)

5:00 a.m., 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

Departure from BWI to Maryland on Sunday, December 1 (Returning to Cole Student Activities Building)

8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.

Transportation to BWI is also available by connecting to the Greenbelt Metro Station from College Park on the Green Metrorail Line and taking the B30 Express Metrobus to BWI Airport. For a fee, students are also able to book the UMD SUV for trips to other area airports, including Dulles and National.  

Please email your questions to dotsTrips@umd.edu