Semester Break Shuttles

On this page, you will find information about the transportation available to students for upcoming breaks!

Please find more information below:

Thanksgiving and Spring Break Buses

Student Association sponsors roundtrip Thanksgiving and Spring Break buses to and from certain cities on the East Coast that leave right from campus! Please find more information below:

Spring Break Buses

Departure Date: Saturday, March 9, 2024

  • Pick-up Location: College Place
  • Check-in time will begin 30 minutes prior to the bus departing.
  • Student Association/Student Engagement will coordinate “Bus Ambassadors” for each buses and departure time.
  • 1 p.m. or 5 p.m. departure times.
  • If a bus is sold out, please email to be added to the waitlist.

Destinations of 1 p.m. shuttles:

  • New York City, NY – Bryant Park
  • Boston, MA – South Station
  • Washington D.C. – Union Station
  • Philadelphia, PA – Convention Center
  • Rockaway, NJ – Rockaway Mall

Destinations of 5 p.m. shuttles:

  • New York City, NY – Bryant Park
  • Boston, MA – South Station
  • White Plains, NY – Bloomingdales (drop-off and pick-up will take place in the parking lot outside of Bloomingdales at 175 Bloomingdale Road)
  • Philadelphia, PA – Convention Center
  • Rockaway, NJ – Rockaway Mall

Returning Date: Sunday, March 17, 2024

  • Check-in time will begin 30 minutes prior to the bus departing.
  • Bus Ambassador will be responsible for checking in students.
  • One phone call will be made if a student is not present within 10 minutes of departure.
  • Departure times will be the same as when you left from campus.
  • 1 p.m. or 5 p.m. – This time will reflect the same as when the student departed.

Buses and Cities

  • All buses will have a 1 p.m. or 5 p.m. departure time from College Place.
  • There are 54 seats per bus per time slot.
  • Buses will have bathrooms.
  • No additional buses will be added beyond this.
  • No additional cities will be added beyond what is listed.

Travel times for each city will be sent about one week from trip date, so that we are able to give as close to an approximate arrival time as we can. We ask that until that time, please allow us to work with the company to receive accurate information. 

Bus Ambassadors

  • Each bus will have a designated student ambassador.
  • Student bus ambassadors will perform headcounts to ensure every student is accounted for.
  • Ambassadors will also be responsible for contacting Student Engagement staff in the case of an emergency.
  • If you are selected as a bus ambassador, your bus ticket will be complimentary.
  • If you are interested, please contact by Friday, March 1, at 5 p.m., and provide a brief description of why you would be a good fit for the role.

Pricing and Ticketing

  • Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, January 16, 2024 via the Student Box Office.
  • Please make sure to create an account before purchasing tickets if you have never brought tickets for events using the Box Office Portal.
    • Only Syracuse University and SUNY ESF students can create an account and purchase tickets.
  • Price is $99.00 per student.
    • This is a roundtrip price.
    • No refunds on tickets.
    • Ticket will be sold through the Student Box Office.
    • Should a spot become available, there will be a waitlist form that students can sign up for.
    • Tickets are not transferable to another student.
    • Tickets only available to Syracuse University and SUNY ESF students.
    • Undergraduate students have priority for bus tickets.
  • If you are having Student Box Office issues, please email

Terms Of Trip

  • Student are responsible for transportation from and to the drop off/pick-up location on the assigned date.
  • This is not a means to move items out of dorm room in order to give space for all passengers.
  • All campus policies and community standards must be upheld for the duration of the trip.

Please note that if buses do not fill up, we reserve the right to cancel  and/or combine buses in order to accommodate those who have purchased tickets.

Airport/RTC Shuttles

Shuttles to the Syracuse Airport and Regional Transportation Center in Syracuse will be available for semester breaks. These buses depart from College Place and Goldstein Student Center (South Campus). These Airport and RTC shuttles do not require a ticket.

  • Shuttles from campus to the Airport and RTC will be available on Friday, March 8. Pick-up times are listed below:
    • Goldstein Student Center (South Campus): 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m.
    • College Place: 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m.
  • Shuttles from the Airport and RTC back to campus (College Pl drop-off) will be available Sunday, March 17. Pick-up times are listed below:
    • Regional Transportation Center: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m.
    • Airport (North Terminal): 9:45 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 8:15 p.m.


For questions or accommodations, please email