*COVID Precaution Update, Friday, May 28 at 5 p.m.: UMD will align with updated federal, state and county guidelines on mask use and capacity and distancing restrictions, with some modifications. Everyone aboard Shuttle-UM, including those who are fully vaccinated, is still required to wear a face mask that covers their nose and mouth. Face coverings are required on public transportation. View announcement.

NITE RIDE in Summer 2021 

Service hours and area

  • Service runs from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday - Friday. 
  • We provide rides to and from anywhere in the NITE Ride service area

COVID-19 Precautions

  • Please put your face covering on before boarding, even if you are fully vaccinated. You must wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when aboard.
  • NITE Ride will transport no more than nine people per party at a time. 
  • Once the driver picks you up, they will take you directly to your destination. They will not stop to pick up other passengers.  


    NEW: NITE Ride Vans

    We may pick you up in one of our new red NITE Ride vans.


    Use the Transloc app by logging in with your UID. Then, drag the map (not the pin) to select your pick-up and drop-off locations. You can also call 301-314-3687 (DOTS) to request a NITE Ride. 

    NITE Ride Service Area

    NITE Ride covers areas of campus not served by Shuttle-UM evening routes.

    what you should know 

    • You must be in your pick-up location when you request a NITE Ride.
    • Mornings are NITE Ride’s busiest time. Give yourself at least 30 minutes to get where you’re going.

    • If you need immediate assistance or feel unsafe, you can call for a walking escort from the UMD Police Auxiliary 301-405-3555. They will get to you as quickly as possible and get you where you need to go safely.

    • NITE Ride covers areas of campus not serviced by Shuttle-UM evening routes.