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Transportation Outline

The Wells College Transportation Department is dedicated to enriching the student experience outside of the main campus.  Whether it is transporting students to off campus classes, internships, bus stations and airports or immersing them in the fun activities that the Finger Lakes has to offer, we strive to provide these services in a timely and safe manner.  Below are the services that we currently provide.  We are always finding new ways to become more efficient and expand our services.  There are exciting new services being introduced this Fall 2018 semester. 

If you have cannot find the answers to your questions on the Globe please email, transportation@wells.edu.

Daily Ithaca Shuttle

This is a daily service that brings students to the Ithaca area for various amenities and entertainment.  Students interested in wanting to participate need to come to the Transportation Department located in Bellinzoni building.  In the entryway there is a log book that highlights the times and locations that this service will be active.  Students must fill out when they wish to leave Wells and when they wish to return.  Students that do not sign up for a return time and plan on staying in Ithaca overnight must annotate that on the form. 

Daily Ithaca Schedule.docx

Sunday "Fun day" Trips

Starting September 2018, Transportation will be offering Sunday trips to a varying amount of amazing locations throughout the Finger Lakes area and beyond.  Students can find more information and sign up for these trips under the “Sunday Fun Day” Section on the Globe.  Transportation will announce the activities for the entire month and students can sign up for activities a maximum of two weeks in advance and the cut off day for registration is the Thursday before the trip.

The driver and van will bring you to the primary location selected for that trip.  However, if the group decides that they would like to venture somewhere else in the trips immediate area, then the driver can bring the group anywhere they want to go.  

*Transportation is providing the travel free of charge and will only cover the cost of admittance to the location they are traveling to.

Weekly Auburn Runs

In addition to our daily Ithaca runs, Wells Transportation will bring students to Auburn on a weekly basis on Mondays. The students can pick any destination in Auburn they need to go. The van driver will bring you there and wait while you shop or conduct your business and then bring you back to campus. To sign up for the shuttle, come to the Bellazoni building in the front foyer and place your name on the list. The shuttle leaves at 5:00pm. 

Off Campus Classes/Internships

Transportation is dedicated to supporting student academia.  Transportation will bring you to and from off campus classes and internships.  In order to qualify for this service students MUST:

  1. Confirm your class with Registrar or your internship with Linda Galbato.
  2. Registrar will notify Transportation that you are authorized to use the service.
  3. Bring a copy of ALL class schedules or internships to the Transportation Department to schedule your trips for the semester.

Break Transportation

Transportation will ensure that if you do not have the ability to get to and from campus for a scheduled break, that we will provide that for you.  Transportation will bring students at set times and dates to Syracuse, Rochester and Ithaca airports and bus stations before and after breaks.

Please see the “Scheduled Break Transportation” section for all of the details on the upcoming break and how to sign up. 

Academic/Athletic/Clubs/Organizations

Faculty, Staff, student clubs and organizations may utilize transportation services to enhance academic/organizational experiences.  Transportation can provide vans and drivers to bring you wherever you need to go.  Whether it is a class trip to a State Park, Alternative Spring Break or a club that want’s to attend a conference, we will get you there. 

There is a $0.54 per mile charge for the van and a flat $10.00 charge for a driver if necessary. 

 

Follow this link to request a van/driver

The Transportation Department is located in the Campus Safety Office, in the Bellizonni Building. Raymond Lupo, our Transportation Coordinator,handles the scheduling for the daily shuttles, break transportation, and all other transportation requests. Questions regarding transportation services offered to students may be addressed by e-mail to: transportation@wells.edu.
 
Please Raymond Lupo at 315-364-3321, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, for further assistance and information regarding the services we offer. After the hours of 8:30am and 3:30PM, please contact Campus Safety at 315-364-3229 for questions pertaining to Transportation.
 
 

Upcoming Fun Day

Beaver Lake - Sunday, March 24, 2019

 

 

In Central New York, one of the signs of spring is maple syrup time.  Beaver Lake offers several trails of varying distances for hiking and snow shoeing.  Along the way Beaver Lake staff have prepared extensive programming centered around demonstrating the Maple Syrup process with six different stations that introduce visitors to the heritage of maple harvesting.

The van for this location leaves Wells College at 10:00AM.  Students attending the trip need to meet at the front of Main Building no later than 5 minutes before the van is set to depart.  

Registration:  Opened February 27, 2019.  Will close on March 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm or when trip is full.

Sign Up Here! **(22 Seats Available)**

After clicking the link you must sign in to Google using your Wells credentials.

Future Fun Days

March 31st - TBD

April 7th - Maple Festival

April 14th - Rosamond Gifford Zoo

April 21st - Taughannock Falls State Park

April 28th - Green Lakes State Park

March, 2019 - Spring Break Transportation

Please follow the link below to request transportation services.  When completing the form, please select the location, date and time from the list below, that you would like to be picked up.  The locations, dates and times are limited to those listed below:

Departure Dates: March 6, 7, 8, 2019

The following times are when the shuttle leaves Wells College for Departures.

Ithaca Bus/Airport, Syracuse Bus/Airport, Rochester Airport

7:30am, 11:30am, 4:30pm & 7:30pm

 

Return Date: March 17, 2019

Ithaca Bus/Airport, Syracuse Bus/Airport, Rochester Airport

7:30am, 11:30am, 4:30pm & 7:30pm

 

Please schedule your Departure/Return to these locations as close to the departure time of the shuttle.  The shuttle will not be waiting at the airport/bus station for arrivals.  it will pick up students that are already at the location and then leave.  

Request Spring Break Transportation

DEADLINE FOR REQUEST SUBMISSIONS IS Monday, March 4, 2019.

**Any Transportation request outside of the posted dates and times will be denied.  Failure to schedule transportation by the deadline, or showing up without a reservation will result in a fine and/or suspension of transportation services for the rest of the semester!** 

OurBus Scheduled Trips

Our Bus Schedule: Leaving Wells on the 8th of March at 4:20 PM.Returning to Wells on the 17th of March at 6 pm.

                               

                               Pricing starts at $45.

Future Break Transportation

Rochester Aiport, Syracuse Bus/Aiport and Ithaca Bus/Airport shuttles leave Wells at: 7:30am, 11:30am, 4:30pm, 7:30pm for all breaks

 

End of Spring Semester Departure: May 7, 8, 9, 10

TRANSPORTATION CENTERS 

A.) Ithaca, New York
Greyhound/Trailways Terminal - 10 West Martin Luther King Jr. Street - (607) 272-7930
Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport - (607) 257-0456

B.) Syracuse, New York
William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center (Train & Bus) - 131 Alliance Bank Parkway - (315) 478-1936
Syracuse Hancock International Airport - 1000 Col Eileen Collins Blvd - (315) 454-3263

C.) Rochester, New York
Greater Rochester International Airport - 1200 Brooks Ave - (585-753-7000)

 
Transportation to & from NYC
Wells College has partnered with OurBus.  OurBus will pick up and drop students off right on campus, eliminating the need for students to go to Ithaca.  To arrange transportation through OurBus please follow this link: