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