Menu Menu

Hours of Operation

PLEASE NOTE: The hours of operation listed below are for September 2014. 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.


 On-Campus Routes


Monday-Friday


7a.m. - 6:00 p.m.                                         
Grizz Line Shuttle Light Blue Route: Parking Structure, Varner Hall, Recreation Center, P-11, 4000 AVN, Hamlin Circle, Human Health Building, Wilson Hall, University Circle
    
Black Line Shuttle Green Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, P-11, Recreation Center, Varner,
Parking Structure, University Circle, Wilson Hall, Human Health Building

Monday-Thursday
1 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.             
  Gold Line Shuttle-Red Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Walmart, Marketplace Plaza, Meijer

6 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Clawz Line Shuttle-Late Night Purple Route: Hamlin Hall, 4000 AVN, Rec Center, Parking Structure                                     
Friday-Saturday
2 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.             
Clawz Line Shuttle-Late Night Purple Route: Hamlin Hall, 4000 AVN, Rec Center, Parking Structure
Sunday
6 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.               
Clawz Line Shuttle-Late Night Purple Route: Hamlin Hall, 4000 AVN, Rec Center, Parking Structure


 Off-Campus Routes


Friday

6 a.m. - 11 p.m.       
  Grizz Line Shuttle-Yellow Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, McDonald's, Taco Bell/A&W/KFC and Wendy's/Tim Horton's
            
  Black Line Shuttle-Orange Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Busch's, Whole Foods (The Village), Buffalo Wild Wings, Downtown Rochester (3rd and Main Street)
11 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.                           
  Black and Grizz Line Shuttle-Orange Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Busch's, Whole Foods (The Village), Buffalo Wild Wings, Downtown Rochester (3rd and Main Street)

Saturday
11 am. - 6:00 p.m.                     
  Grizz Line Shuttle-Grey Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Great Lakes Crossing (drops off at AMC 25), Target and Meijer
    Black Line Shuttle-Orange Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Busch's, Whole Foods (The Village), Buffalo Wild Wings, Downtown Rochester (3rd and Main Street)
     
 6 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.   Grizz Line Shuttle-Yellow Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, McDonald's, Taco Bell/A&W/KFC and Wendy's/Tim Horton's
 
  Black Line Shuttle-Orange Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Busch's, Whole Foods (The Village), Buffalo Wild Wings, Downtown Rochester (3rd and Main Street)
     
11 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
  Grizz and Black Line Shuttle-Orange Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Busch's, Whole Foods (The Village), Buffalo Wild Wings, Downtown Rochester (3rd and Main Street)

Sunday
11 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.                     
  Grizz Line Shuttle-Grey Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Great Lakes Crossing (drops off at AMC 25), Target and Meijer

  Black Line Shuttle-Orange Route: Hamlin Circle, 4000 AVN, Busch's, Whole Foods (The Village), Buffalo Wild Wings, Downtown Rochester (3rd and Main Street)


 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