Last updated: October 9, 2020
This page provides an overview of CAMBUS’ services for the 2019-2020 academic year. Services are subject to change based on serving the critical needs of the University of Iowa operations and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Riders are encouraged to use the following methods to stay up-to-date of service news:
- Subscribe to service alerts in the mobile app, Transit
- Follow @uiowacambus on Twitter and Facebook
- Check transportation.uiowa.edu/alerts on a regular basis
"Academic" refers to service days during the fall and spring semesters, when the university is holding in-person classes.
"Interim" refers to service days during university breaks in an academic session, such as Thanksgiving Break and Spring Break. It also refers to the winter break period between the end of fall semester and the beginning of spring semester. Some route schedules change during interim periods, and some routes are suspended. CAMBUS does not operate weekend service during periods identified as "Interim service".
"Summer" refers to service days operated between the end of the spring semester and the start of the fall semester. Summer service typically resembles Interim service with some changes.
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Modified interim service levels. View route information and schedules.
August 17, 2020 – August 21, 2020
Modified academic service. All Fall 2020 academic routes will operate except the following:
- West Dorm Shuttle
- Mayflower Shuttle
Schedule information can be found on our Routes and Schedules page.
Additionally, the Interdorm-WCTC and Hawkeye-Pentacrest routes will operate with reduced service frequency during this week. These schedule adjustments are noted on their schedule pages.
Fall 2020 academic service provided. Click here to view route and schedule information.
September 5 – 6: No service due to university holiday weekend
September 7: Academic weekend routes and schedules operated due to university holiday
November 21, 2020 – November 28, 2020
Interim service provided. No weekend services. Interim route and schedule information will be available in early fall.
November 26 – 27: No service due to university holiday
Routes and schedules for virtual instruction period are still to-be-determined and will be posted to our website in early November.
Interim service provided. No weekend services. Interim route and schedule information will be available in mid/late fall.
January 18, 2021: No service due to the university holiday.
Spring 2021 academic routes and schedules provided. Route and schedule information for the spring 2021 academic session will be posted at a later date.
Summer service provided. Schedules for the summer 2021 session will be posted to our website at a later date.
Riders are encouraged to use the mobile app, Transit, for CAMBUS services. Riders can view live departure information, real-time bus locations, and plan trips across CAMBUS, Iowa City Transit, and Coralville Transit. Users can also subscribe to alerts for detours, inclement weather, and service changes.
Questions about CAMBUS?
Call the dispatcher at (319) 335-8633
Email us at email@example.com (email is monitored Monday-Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The Parking and Transportation Department is committed to promoting campus accessibility through mobility solutions for all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. In addition to fixed-route bus services, CAMBUS also operates a door-to-door paratransit bus service, called "Bionic Bus". Learn more about Bionic bus service here.