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.  new services being   

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 Campus Safety.  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 Schedule to Ithaca:

Monday through Thursday: leaving campus at 3pm, 5pm and 7 pm.

Friday and Saturday: leaving campus at 1pm, 3pm, 5pm and 7 pm.

Sundays: leaving campus at 1pm and 3 pm.

"Fun day" Trips

 Transportation will be offering "Fun Day" 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 " 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 Friday 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.

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. Please note that student teaching DOES NOT qualify for this service.
  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 Main Hall on the first floor. 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.
 
 

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:

Upcoming Fun Day

 

 

TBD

                                                                                       

Registration: Opens March April 4th, 2022.  Will close on  Friday, April 8thst, 2022 at 12:00 pm or when trip is full. Vans will be leaving for this outing on Sunday the April 10th at  10:30  am . It will return to campus approximately 3 pm.

Sign Up Here! ** 0 Seats available ( FOR ABOVE )

 

 

Lets Go To The Movies!

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"The Secrets of Dumbledore"

Thursday, April 28th

Tickets will be provided

Registration:  Opened April 5th , 2022.  Will close on Thursday, April 28th, 2022 at 12:00 pm or when trip is full. Vans will be leaving for this event on Thursday, the 28th of April at 6:30 pm pm. It will return to campus approximately 11 pm.

Sign Up Here!  **0 Seats Available 

 

 

 

 

                                  

 

 

 

 

Future Fun Days

TBD

2022- Summer Break Transportation.

Students can request  transportation for summer break starting during finals week AFTER all finals are completed. Vans leave Wells at 7:30 am , 11:30 am, 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm. There will be no shuttles departing campus prior to the 7:30 am run.  

  Read below for important information 

 

The following times are when the shuttle leaves Wells College for Arrivals and Departuresg

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.  Consider the travel time for the shuttles. It takes approximately an hour and fifteen minutes to reach either Rochester or Syracuse from the time the shuttle departs campus. Make your request reasonable. Example: For the last shuttle of the day (7:30pm) the arrival time in Rochester or Syracuse will be approximately 8:45pm to 9 pm. You should fly into the airports no later than 9:30pm. Anything later than that, you must contact Transportation and gain permission BEFORE you buy your ticket.

A ticket bought before you contact Transportation will NOT guarantee transportation to the college at which time you will be responsible for getting yourself back to campus.

The Transportation Department is not allowed to take students off campus prior to designated times or allowed to pick students up from break when classes begin.

Request Summer Break Transportation

DEADLINE FOR REQUEST SUBMISSIONS IS: Anytime as long as the students final exams are completed prior to leaving campus.

**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!** 

Our Bus Scheduling

Our Bus is a direct bus line from Wells College to NYC and back. 

 

The next Our Bus will be scheduled for the fall semester 2022

 

Click Here To Sign Up    

Summer Break 2022

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

Final Exams May 9th-13th. Students can leave campus via Transportation services once their final exams are completed and all their course obligations have been met.

 

The Transportation Department is not allowed to accommodate request for early departure for any scheduled breaks ( with the exception of Final Exam week ) or request for any arrivals after classes begin and after the break ends.