Bus Route 48 - South Campus Express (Apartment Shuttle)

Spring / Summer Semesters

No apartment shuttle service available during the Spring/Summer semesters.

Fall / Winter Semesters


Monday - Thursday: 5:45a - 12a
Friday: 5:45a - 6p (see Weekend Service after 6p)

  • Route 48 will have a new stop on the north side of W Campus Dr by Meadows Crossing (between the 2 37/85 stops on the south side of W Campus Dr).
  • Route 48 will now head south on new road west of Campus West and continue the route on Pierce St.
  • Route 48 will no longer stop at Country Place/Hillcrest. Due to the construction of this new road (between W Campus Dr & Pierce St, west of 48th Ave) the bus can no longer turn around on W Campus Dr, so the Country Place/Hillcrest stop has been removed.
  • Weekday service every 4 min between 7a - 6p; every 5 min between 6p - 10p; every 8 min between 10p - 12a
  • Weekend service available (via Weekend Service)
  • "Exam Cram" extended bus service until 2a - available Wednesday prior to exams to Wednesday of exams (Route 85 from midnight to 2a. 20 min frequency - last departure from KC at 2:10a).
  • NOTE: when classes are not in session the bus may be on a limited "Break Service", which does include off-campus apartments on Route 48. When the University is closed there is no GVSU bus service.


Route Transfer Opportunities (Fall/Winter ONLY) :

Next Bus: To find out where the bus is now, visit Rapid Connect or one of our Mobile Apps. Please note these apps work with the normal semester schedules.

Which schedule do I refer to?

"Fall / Winter Semesters" (in general, first day of class to end of exam week, with exceptions below)

  • "Break Service" (dates of Holidays/Break Service) to include:
    • FALL: Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Week, December Semester Break, Christmas Eve & Day, New Years Eve & Day and days prior to start of Winter Semester.
    • WINTER: Martin Luther King Jr Recess, Spring Break, Semester Break prior to start of Spring Semester

"Spring / Summer Semesters" (in general, first day of class to end of exam week, with exceptions below)

  • "Break Service" (dates of Holidays/Break Service) to include:
    • SPRING: Memorial Day Weekend
    • SUMMER: Independence Day Recess, Semester Break prior to start of Fall Semester

Featured Stops on this Route (Fall/Winter ONLY):

  • Kirkhof Center-Allendale Campus
  • Children's Center (walk to: Laker Village Apts)
  • Meadows/Campus West (walk to: Country Place Apts, The Lodge Apts)
  • Greek Housing (walk to: The Lodge Apts, Evolve Apts)
  • Copper Beech (walk to: Evolve Apts, Hillcrest Apts, Trio Townhomes)
  • Lot J Commuter Permit Parking (behind Laker Village Apts - walk to: Campus View Apts, Laker Village Apts)
  • Pierce St & 42nd Ave (walk to: Laker Village Apts, Campus View Apts, Brian's Books, Campus Health Center)
  • Calder Dr & South Campus Dr (walk to: Connections, Honors Housing)
  • Kirkhof Center (continue loop)

Page last modified January 3, 2018