Bus Route 48 - South Campus Express (Apartment Shuttle)

Fall / Winter Semesters

DETAILED SCHEDULE FOR FALL 2019 [PDF]
DETAILED SCHEDULE FOR WINTER 2019 [PDF]

Monday - Thursday: 5:45a - 12:10a
Friday: 5:45a - 6p (see Weekend Service after 6p)

  • UPDATES FOR FALL 2019:
    • New bus stations at Mackinac Hall and Kirkhof Center bus stops:
      • Kirkhof Center changes - the Rt 50 will stop at the main bus station and the Rts 37/48/85 will stop at the smaller station to the south (in front of Haas Performing Arts Center)
  • Weekday service every 4 min between 7a - 6p; every 5 min between 6p - 10p; every 8 min between 10p - 12a
  • Weekend service available (via Weekend Service)
  • "Exam Cram" extended bus service until 2a - available Monday of the week prior to exams to Wednesday of exams (Route 85 from midnight to 2a. 20 min frequency - last departure from KC at 2:10a).
  • NOTE: when classes are not in session the bus may be on a limited "Break Service", which does include off-campus apartments on Route 48. When the University is closed there is no GVSU bus service.

Spring / Summer Semesters

No apartment shuttle service available during the Spring/Summer semesters.


Route Map: ALLENDALE CAMPUS ROUTE MAP [PDF]

Route Transfer Opportunities (Fall/Winter ONLY) :

Next Bus: To find out where the bus is now, visit Rapid Connect or one of our Mobile Apps. Please note these apps work with the normal semester schedules.


Which schedule do I refer to?

"Fall / Winter Semesters" (in general, first day of class to end of exam week, with exceptions below)

  • "Break Service" (dates of Holidays/Break Service) to include:
    • FALL: Labor Day Weekend, Fall Break, Thanksgiving Week, December Semester Break, Christmas Eve & Day, New Years Eve & Day and days prior to start of Winter Semester.
    • WINTER: Martin Luther King Jr Recess, Spring Break, Semester Break prior to start of Spring Semester

"Spring / Summer Semesters" (in general, first day of class to end of exam week, with exceptions below)

  • "Break Service" (dates of Holidays/Break Service) to include:
    • SPRING: Memorial Day Weekend
    • SUMMER: Independence Day Recess, Semester Break prior to start of Fall Semester

Featured Stops on this Route (Fall/Winter ONLY):

  • Kirkhof Center-Allendale Campus
  • Children's Center (walk to: Laker Village Apts)
  • Meadows/Campus West (walk to: Country Place Apts, The Lodge Apts)
  • Greek Housing (walk to: The Lodge Apts, Evolve Apts, Alpine Apts)
  • Canvas Townhomes (walk to: Evolve Apts, Hillcrest Apts, Trio Townhomes)
  • Lot J Commuter Permit Parking (behind Laker Village Apts - walk to: Campus View Apts, Laker Village Apts)
  • Pierce St & 42nd Ave (walk to: Laker Village Apts, Campus View Apts, Brian's Books, Campus Health Center)
  • Calder Dr & South Campus Dr (walk to: Connections, Honors Housing)
  • Kirkhof Center (continue loop)