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Commuter Resources

Here are some important resources for students who commute to campus:

Transportation

Commuters at Duquesne utilize various forms of transportation to get to and from campus. Depending on where you live, some transportation options may be more feasible for you than others.

Parking on Campus

For students who plan on driving to campus, parking permits can be purchased from the Office of Parking & Traffic Management. There is both garage and surface parking available at Duquesne. Garage parking usually sells out before surface parking does, so be sure to purchase your permit early to guarantee your preferred parking location. Parking passes go on sale July 1st of every year.

Click here to get information on parking permits and current rates. The Office of Parking & Traffic Management can also be contacted at 412-396-5267 or at parking@duq.edu.

As a courtesy, jumper cables are available for students who may have a dead car battery on campus. They can be borrowed from the Office of Commuter Affairs using your DU ID.

South Side Shuttle

The South Side Shuttle operates Monday thru Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The shuttle arrives at Duquesne approximately every 12-20 minutes, with a second shuttle operating during the peak ride time of 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It does not operate on weekends, scheduled breaks/holidays, or over the summer. Only commuter students who reside in the South Side may purchase shuttle passes.

South Side Shuttle passes for the Fall 2015 semester are now on sale through the Office of Parking & Traffic Management. Passes are $125 per semester and non-transferable.

Click here to get information on shuttle passes or to view the route. The Office of Parking & Traffic Management can also be contacted at 412-396-5267 or at parking@duq.edu.

Public Transportation

The Port Authority of Allegheny County operates several public bus routes that serve Duquesne's campus. Bus schedules are located outside of the Office of Commuter Affairs. You may also visit www.portauthority.org to view schedules. Port Authority's TripPlanner option allows users to enter their origin and destination to see which buses operate during the time specified. Commuters who reside in the South Hills, also have the option of taking the trolley or "T".

Students can purchase bus passes from the Duquesne Information Desk (located on the 3rd Floor of the Duquesne Union). Riders also have the option of either paying cash or utilizing Port Authority's ConnectCard system.

For more information and for important rider alerts, visit the Port Authority of Allegheny County or call 412-442-2000.

Meal Plans

Commuter meal plans are available for students to purchase on a semester basis. Please visit the Duquesne Dining Services office in Room 333 of the Duquesne Union to sign up for one or to purchase FLEX. They may also be reached at 412-396-6612.