Weather Alert: Due to changing weather conditions that impact safety, including ice, the University will now be closed and on-ground classes are cancelled, on Friday, Nov. 16. Online courses will take place as scheduled. Note that tonight’s athletic events and the theater performance “O Beautiful” will still take place this evening at 8 p.m. in the Ely Studio Theater, as the campus walkways and parking lots will be clear and safe to use at that time. And, the Ely Fitness Center will be open today from 1 to 7 p.m. PARKING BAN INFO


Shuttle & Escorts

The University sponsors a PVTA bus (Owl Express) which runs weekdays, during class times.

The DPS Student Security Unit operates shuttle vans making rounds of campus every 15-20 minutes during hours when the Owl Express is not operational. The time of each round is approximate and may vary due to weather conditions, traffic and the number of riders. 

Owl Express (PVTA bus) Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Operating only between the Horace Mann Center, Scanlon Hall and South Lot

WSU Department of Public Safety Owl Shuttle Hours

DPS Owl Shuttles continuously loops Main Campus, South Lot, Woodward Center and Horace Mann Center.

DPS Owl Shuttle (1)
Monday 3:00pm - Midnight
Tuesday 3:00pm - Midnight
Wednesday 3:00pm - Midnight
Thursday 3:00pm - 3:00am
Friday 3:00pm - Midnight
Saturday 5:00pm - Midnight
Sunday 5:00pm - 3:00am

DPS Owl Shuttle (2)
Monday through Friday 3:00pm - Midnight

South Lot/Lansdowne Shuttle  - 6:30 AM - 2:30 PM, weekdays only. Shuttle augments PVTA Owl Express and makes runs to Lansdowne Place and back. 

Shuttle hours are subject to change during long holiday weekends and severe weather.

For a transport, just call 413-572-5262

Escort Services

Escorts  outside of Owl Shuttle van hours, or in emergency situations, are performed by university police officers. Medical transports are available by calling 413-572-5262.
*Other police calls may delay escorts.