Bear Bus Shuttle Program
Hamlin Hall, Room 406
550 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(map)
bearbus@oakland.edu

Available Routes

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: The hours of operation listed below are for Fall 2015. Hours of operation and routes are subject to change in subsequent months based on ridership and the flow of campus traffic.

Please Note: The Bear Bus will not be operating over any academic breaks throughout the year.

The Bear Bus is a free shuttle service for the Oakland University community. Off-campus routes require you to present your OU SpiritCard in order to gain access to the shuttles. You are not required to show identification in order to board a shuttle for an on-campus route. Wait times are subject to change depending on campus traffic.


 ROUTES

GREEN                                         
MONDAY-FRIDAY, 7AM-6PM:

Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Recreation and Well-Being Center, Wilson Hall, University Circle

BLUEMONDAY-FRIDAY, 7AM-6PM:

Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Recreation and Well-Being Center, Wilson Hall, University Circle, Human Health Building (by request)

RED

MONDAY-THURSDAY, 1PM-10PM:

Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Walmart, Meijer, Marketplace Plaza

PURPLE

MONDAY-FRIDAY, 6PM-3AM:

Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, P-11, P-32, Recreation and Well-Being Center (until 11PM), Human Health Building and Varner Hall (by request)

YELLOW

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, 6PM-10PM:

Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, McDonald's, Taco Bell, KFC and Wendy's/Tim Horton's 

ORANGE

FRIDAY, 6PM-2AM

SATURDAY, 11AM-2AM

SUNDAY, 11AM-6PM:

Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Busch's, Whole Foods (The Village), Buffalo Wild Wings, Downtown Rochester (3rd and Main Street)

GREY

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, 11AM-6PM:

Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Great Lakes Crossing (drops off at Bar Louie), Target and Meijer 



 How to Reach the Bear Bus


Each Bear Bus is supplied with a duty phone to increase communication between the driver and the OU Community. Each Bear Bus driver is equipped with a Bluetooth headset which will be used to answer phone calls. As with any phone service, the connection may drop out during unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances such as inclement weather.

If you need to contact a particular Bear Bus vehicle, please use the following phone numbers:

 

Grizz Line Shuttle: (248) 935-3705                                        Clawz Line Shuttle: (248) 935-4761
                                     
Gold Line Shuttle: (248) 445-0041                                         Black Line Shuttle: (248) 445-0076