Bus Service - Exam Cram Extension

"Exam Cram" extended service busing is in effect the Monday prior to exam week until the Wednesday of exam week for Fall and Winter Semesters.

Route Schedule & Frequency:

Monday - Thursday:

  • Route 50 (Campus to Campus): 12:00a - 2:10a (20 min service)
  • Route 85 (Off-Campus Apartment Shuttle): 12:30a - 2:10a (25 min service)

Friday - Saturday: not available on weekends - normal weekend service 


  • Route 50 (Campus to Campus): 7:00p - 2:10a (30-70 min service)
  • Route 85 (Off-Campus Apartment Shuttle): 7:45p - 2:10a (25 min service)


  • Monday, 4/16/18 - Thursday, 4/19/18 - Exam Cram Schedule [PDF] extension to Normal Winter 2018 Schedule
  • Friday, 4/20/18 - Saturday, 4/21/18 - Normal Winter 2018 Schedule
  • Sunday, 4/22/18 - Wednesday, 4/25/18 - Exam Cram Schedule [PDF] extension to Normal Winter 2018 Schedule
  • Thursday, 4/26/18 - Saturday, 4/28/18 - Normal Winter 2018 Schedule

Route Information:

Transfer Opportunities:

Route 50 Transfer Graphic [PDF] 

  • All Rapid routes are FREE with valid GVSU I.D.
  • Transfer to Silver Line (SL/#90) at downtown Grand Rapids locations: Michigan & Bostwick, DeVos Place, Monroe & Louis
  • Fulton at Mt Vernon and Westbound on Fulton/Monroe (Russo's) transfer to #12 (West Fulton).
  • Seward Ramp, at Lake Michigan Dr. and Seward Ave. you can transfer to bus #9 (Alpine) or #51 (DASH to the Hill).
  • At Meijer (at Lake Michigan Dr. and Wilson Ave.) you can transfer to #7 (West Leonard) or #12 (West Fulton). Stop is on the south end of the parking lot near the gas station.

Featured Stops on this Route:

  • Pew Campus - Front St between Eberhard Center and DeVos Center, various downtown Grand Rapids stops, GVSU Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences
  • Lake Michigan Dr. & Covall shopping plaza - Big Apple Bagel, Rite Aid, BC Pizza, Snap Fitness, and Bank of America
  • Lake Michigan Dr. & Collindale - Family Fare and Speedway
  • Bayberry Apartments
  • Walker Fire Station is a park & ride location. You can park your car in the fire station lot and hop on the bus behind the fire station!
  • Lake Michigan Dr. & Wilson Meijer is another park & ride location. Shopping plaza features Meijer, Panera Bread, Jimmy John's, Jet's Pizza, Chowhound Pets, Fifth-Third Bank and more.
  • Allendale Campus bus stops at Mackinac Hall and the Kirkhof Center


Page last modified April 16, 2018