Wildcat Wheels JWU Buses

JWU provides regularly scheduled Wildcat Wheels bus service to and from university facilities (including residence halls) throughout the academic year.

Track your bus location or download the Wildcat Wheels app

View the bus schedule, or pick one up from your residence hall, Campus Safety & Security or the Student Transportation office.

Have your JWU ID? Ride Wildcat Wheels, our regularly scheduled busContact Wildcat Wheels
Harborside Campus, next to E Lot
55 Shipyard St. Providence, RI 02905

Service Times
Service is limited during term breaks and Summer Term.

If classes are cancelled due to poor weather, all regularly scheduled routes are cancelled and service is limited. Call for the schedule.

Passenger Guidelines
You MUST show your student ID to board all JWU buses and vans. This and all policies are strictly enforced.

  • Buses stop at designated bus stops only, for safety purposes
  • Stand away from the curb as buses approach
  • Don't walk or run into the street when buses are in traffic 
  • Check the illuminated sign next to the passenger entrance to see where the bus is going
  • Treat drivers and all other riders with courtesy and respect
  • Have your JWU student ID ready and present it to the bus driver upon entering bus 
  • Help keep your JWU bus clean. Trash receptacles are located at the front of each bus
  • Before departing, check your seat for all personal items

Lost Items
Call 401-598-1156 for lost and found items, which are turned in daily. All items are turned over to the Office of Campus Safety & Security after 24 hours.

Bringing Guests on Bus

  • 2 guests maximum per student
  • You must obtain a guest pass in your residence halls, Campus Safety & Security, or the Transportation office
  • Guests must have a state issued ID
  • You must accompany guests on buses at any given time

More Transportation
If you are planning any of the following, call the appropriate department as directed:

  • Field trip, event or athletic transportation: Call Student Activities at 401-598-1195
  • Internships/practicums: Call Career Services & Experiential Education
  • Approved residence hall change: Speak with your current RD to arrange transportation. You MUST be fully packed and prepared for when the bus arrives.