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Phone (618)453-2212
Transit Service Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Transit Service provides campus transportation for University personnel. Transit Service can be used to get to points within the Carbondale city limits and to the Southern Illinois Aiport in order to conduct University business. Services are not provided to private residences.

Each passenger is assessed one transit ticket per trip. A trip is from one stop to another stop. Transit/transfer tickets can be purchased from the Travel Service business office.

A five-minute average response time should be allowed from the time Transit Service receives the call until the transit arrives at the pick-up point.

Transfer Service

Business hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Transfer Service provides special delivery service for departments that need to have letters, envelopes, small packets, and parcels delivered to another University office. Service is limited to the campus, Carbondale city limits, and the Southern Illinois Airport. Services are not provided to private residences. A weight limit of 40 pounds per package/parcel will be imposed.

Two transit tickets will be assessed per service call. Any number of envelopes and small packets going to one place is considered one item if boxed or bundled.

A one-half hour average response time is needed from the time the call is received by Transit Service until the carrier arrives at the pick-up point.

Courier Service

Business hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday - in good weather

Courier Service provides special delivery service for departments that need to have letters, envelopes, small packets, and parcels delivered to another University office. Service is limited to the old campus area. A weight limit of 15 pounds per package/parcel will be imposed.  Only package/parcels that fit in the courier bag are allowed.

Two transit tickets will be assessed per service call. Any number of envelopes and small packets going to one place is considered one item if bundled.

A one-half hour average response time is needed from the time the call is received by Transit Service until the carrier arrives at the pick-up point.

Rates

Transit Tickets: $25.00 per book (10 tickets)