Shuttles & Motorist Assistance

Parking & Transportation Services offers many transportation programs to make getting around campus easy and safe.


NightRider Service: 303-556-2001

If you're on campus after the sun goes down, a safe ride to your car is available. NightRider is an evening shuttle service offering rides to and from Auraria Campus buildings and designated stops located throughout the campus.

Request a Ride:
Monday–Thursday, starting at dusk: 303-556-2001

Pick-Up Locations Map »


Motorist Assistance Program: 303-556-2000

Parking & Transportation Services offers a free-of-charge Motorist Assistance Program for customers who have vehicle issues while on campus. Call for help to:

  • Jump-start batteries
  • Change flat tires
  • Assist with cars that are out of fuel
  • Provide jumper cables, tire tools, water, and gasoline cans

Call for help: 303-556-2000


Campus Accessible Shuttle: 303-556-2001

The Campus Accessible Shuttle service is a transportation program for persons with disabilities who need a ride to and from the designated stops within the boundaries of campus and to CU Denver buildings located across Speer Boulevard.

Please note that riders must be at the designated stop they've requested. As well, service will only be made to the designated locations on the map; special requests for stops are not possible.

Hours when classes are in session

  • Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Hours when classes are not in session

  • Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. –6 p.m.

Schedule a ride: 303-556-2001


Register for the Campus Accessible Shuttle Service

Students: Please register with your respective disability services office. Once registered, you will receive a validation sticker to place on your campus ID for use when boarding the shuttle.

Faculty, staff, visitors, and those with temporary disabilities: Contact Parking & Transportation Services for ID validation. Please call 303-556-2001 or stop by the Parking & Transportation Services office (located at the intersection of 7th Street and Lawrence Way in the 7th Street Garage).

View the Accessible Map for Shuttle route stops »

Important Note: Service to location #23 has been temporarily suspended due to construction at Colfax and Lipan. Instead, riders should request stop #19 by the Auraria Early Learning Center or #4 at Boulder Creek.


TapRide (coming soon!

TapRide will soon be available on Auraria Campus. TapRide will make it even easier to request Campus Accessible Shuttle and NightRider service. Riders can use the TapRide app or website to request rides to and from the designated stops within the boundaries of campus. The free TapRide app is available for both iPhone and Android devices. You may also access the TapRide website through your computer or call to schedule a ride. In the meantime, you can still call 303-556-2001 to schedule Campus Accessible Shuttle or NightRider service to and from the designated stops within the boundaries of campus.