Nighttime Shuttle Safe Rides & Walking Escort Service

If a student, staff or faculty members needs to get around campus below are some options.  After 6 p.m., call our central dispatch number and they will suggest which option works best for you.

Shuttle Bus 203-432-9790

The free shuttle is available to all students, staff, and faculty.

  • The daytime shuttle operates from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
  • The nighttime shuttle operates from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am, seven days a week.

The shuttle travels to points throughout the campus that include residential buildings and parking lots, with links to both train stations. For routes and more information, visit

Nighttime Safe Rides 203-432-6330

Nighttime Safe Rides are available from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am to take you door-to-door within the campus boundary. Dial 203 432-6330 from any campus phone or Blue Phone for service. A University shuttle or Security Vehicle will be dispatched to your location and will drop you to your final on-campus destination. It is advisable to request the service at least 30 minutes prior to the intended departure time and even earlier during high-demand hours such as late nights or weekends. 

Walking Escorts 203-432-9255

Students, Staff or Faculty may request a Security Escort by calling 203-432-WALK (203-432-9255). A security officer will walk you to and from any point on campus, within a reasonable walking distance on campus between Yale buildings.

Special Services Van 203-432-2788

Yale Transit operates a Special Services Van that transports members of the Yale community who are permanently or temporarily disabled. Passengers are picked up on request and transported within the Shuttle boundary. To register, contact the Resource Office on Disabilities (203-432-2325).