Vandal Access Shuttle
Important news! The Vandal Access Shuttle is transitioning to the Vandal Access Van program effective Fall 2017. For information on this service which will exclusively serve Vandals with mobility-impairing disabilities, please click here.
The Vandal Access Shuttle is committed to providing University of Idaho students and employees with disabilities equal access to facilities, programs and services on campus. We believe all individuals have a right to access and opportunity regardless of disabilities. In keeping with the vision of the University of Idaho, we are committed to removing physical barriers in order for students to achieve academic excellence.
Vandal Access Shuttle guidelines for passengers
- Individuals with disabilities have priority for seating on the shuttle. (Seating is available for 10-12, with double wheelchair capacity)
- All Passengers must be seated and secured at all times.
- Only service animals are allowed on the shuttle.
- Passengers may bring luggage, groceries and packages on the shuttle as space allows.
- Passengers may transport their bicycle if needed on the available bicycle rack fixed to the front of the shuttle. Please contact driver if assistance loading or unloading your bicycle is needed.
Hours of Operation
In the event of a university emergency or weather closure, the shuttle will operate for one hour after the closure to ensure riders departure from campus.
The Vandal Access Shuttle schedule has been designed to coordinate with local and regional transportation; riders can connect with other transportation providers at the Intermodal Transit Center location. For city transportation, contact SMART transit at 208-883-7747. For regional transportation, contact Northwestern Trailways at 800-366-3830.
A dial-a-ride service for individuals with disabilities is available during operating hours; to pre-schedule a ride to/from any location on campus between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., call the shuttle cell phone at 208-596-3722.
The Vandal Access Shuttle is owned and operated by Parking and Transportation Services on behalf of the University of Idaho Disability Support Services and has been made possible by generous donations provided in part by:
- Stinker Stores
- Idaho Transportation Department
- Biological and Agricultural Services
- Les Schwab Tires
- Dean of Students
- Disability Support Services
- Chipman & Taylor Chevrolet