FAU offers a Bus Shuttle that operates throughout campus during the day for students, faculty and staff who park in remote areas or live in the student apartments. Hours of operation vary. Students can download the FAU Mobile App to track the whereabouts of the shuttle in real time.
The NightOwls program is a student run evening escort service. FAU students who need a ride to or from class, the library, residence halls, parking lots, or any other location on the Boca Raton Campus can call the NightOwls for a free ride.
www.get2fau.com is a website that provides information for getting around our community using public transit. The site also includes information for an “emergency ride home.”
Zipcar, an alternative to bringing a car to school, gives members 24/7 access to vehicles parked right on the Boca Raton campus. Low hourly and daily rates include gas, insurance and 180 miles per day to go wherever you want to go. Members can reserve cars online or with a smart phone for as little as an hour or up to seven days.
Tri-Rail is a train that runs North and South between Miami-Dade County and Palm Beach County. Beat the traffic and parking by taking Tri-Rail to FAU. Students have the opportunity to take advantage of Tri-rail's Student Discount Program for the duration of their enrollment at FAU. Students will receive a 50% discount when they show proof of enrollment with either their Owl Card and/or class schedule. Students may also use Tri-Rail train service for transportation to FAU. Palm Tran bus (see below) number 94 shuttles riders between the Yamato Tri-Rail station and the parking lot of the campus Administration Building.
Palm Tran Bus service is available to students who wish to utilize public transportation to FAU. Palm Tran route schedules are also available at the Student Support Services Building located on campus.
Students pay for Parking Permits through their tuition and fees. Permits are renewed each year in August (students receive a reminder email when they are available) through MyFAU. Students should be aware of the Parking Rules and Regulations for their permit color to ensure that they don’t get a ticket.
FAU Traffic and Parking Services does have Visitor Parking Options available depending on how long the visitor will be on campus. Visitor Permits can even be purchased online.