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.
WINTER BREAK TRANSPORTATION REGISTRATION BEGINS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3
Winter Break transportation will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 3, and close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10.
$35 one-way; $60 round-trip.
Cancellations must be made by Friday, December 6, 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, December 17, 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, January 26, 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.
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.
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 WINTER BREAK:
On December 17, all shuttles will depart from the front entrance to Cole Field House on Campus Drive and drop-off at every requested airline door.
On January 26, the shuttles will pick up passengers from BWI Airport at the International Arrivals terminal. This is the last door in the terminal, Door #18.
PLEASE NOTE: The UMD shuttles can be easily mistaken with the red/white BWI Airport terminal shuttles. The UMD shuttles will be located on the main roadways with regular vehicle traffic, and not in the bus lanes. The UMD shuttles will have an electronic sign displaying "University of Maryland".
Dates & Pickup Times for WINTER break:
Departure from Maryland to BWI on Tuesday, December 17 (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, January 26 (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.