UP - Hershey Shuttle Service

Schedule of shuttle service between Penn State University Park and the College of Medicine at Hershey.

Shuttle service is provided to enable students, faculty, and staff in residence at one campus to participate in official University research, administrative, or teaching and learning activities at another campus.

Current Schedule 

The Shuttle service runs Monday - Friday (year-round) excluding holidays and campus closures. Each trip takes approximately 2 hours.

If the University is open, the shuttle runs but there could be a scenario where that may not be the case. Safety first is priority. Please contact fleet services at 814-865-7572 if inclement weather is pending and there is a potential of them cancelling.

Departing from University Park

Nittany Lion Inn
Front Entrance
Behind Old Main
(effective 8/25/2014)
Innovation Park 
CATA Bus Stop
in front of the Penn Stater
6:50 a.m. 6:55 a.m. 7:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. departure
Will arrive in Hershey at approx. 9:05 a.m.
4:20 p.m. 4:25 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. departure
Will arrive in Hershey at approx. 6:45 p.m.


Departing from Hershey

Location: South BMR (Biomedical Research Bldg.) Entrance - #15 on maphttps://hmc.pennstatehealth.org/documents/11396232/11493882/Campus+Map/edede814-ad12-4481-a119-97793dedc8de

Depart Time: 6:45 a.m. 
Arrival at UP: 8:50 a.m.
Depart Time: 4:15 p.m. 
Arrival at UP: 6:25 p.m.

To provide the most efficient use of fuel and drivers' time,  shuttles will stop briefly at Mifflintown to change drivers.



Rules and Guidelines

  • This Shuttle is not to be used for personal transportation or for medical appointments.
  • All riders will be asked to show a valid Penn State ID in order to ride the Shuttle.
  • Student ID card holders must also have a valid shuttle pass, in addition to the Penn State ID. Information on obtaining a shuttle pass.
  • Seat availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Riders who travel one way in the morning will have first priority for return trips.  
  • All passengers must accurately and neatly include their information on the ridership form attached to a clipboard the driver will pass around.
  • Shuttle service is provided through funds allocated by the College of Medicine and University Park research units. 
  • Shuttle capacity: 11 passengers
  • Reservations are not required
  • 24-hour notice is needed to accommodate wheel chair passengers, please email UPShuttle@psu.edu or call 814-865-7572 to make arrangements
  • Packages may only be transported on the shuttle if accompanied by a person and if they meet EHS requirements. A courier service is available for other package transport needs – please see instructions related to this service.
  • No live animals may be transported on the shuttle.  For information about laboratory animal transport through other means, please contact the Animal Resource Program on either the Hershey or the University Park campus.

For questions, comments, or concerns 
please contact Fleet Operations at:
814-865-7572 or email UPShuttle@psu.edu