FAU Shuttle Bus

FAU offers a  Shuttle Bus  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.

Night Owls

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.

Get2FAU is a website that provides information for getting around our community using public transit. The site also includes information for an “emergency ride home.”


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. The 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

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.

Student Parking Permits

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.

Guest Parking Permits

FAU Parking and Transportation Services does have Visitor Parking Options  available depending on how long the visitor will be on campus. Visitor Permits can even be purchased online.