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CAMBUS is hiring! Newly hired student employees can earn up to $1,00 in incentive payments after reaching milestones in the hiring process. Become a driver and experience a fun job where employees meet fellow students and serve the university community.

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University students, faculty, and staff between 2016 and 2020 saved more than 1.4 million gallons of fuel by choosing to not drive alone.

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Parking system improved with LPR technology

LPR increases parking efficiency, provides convenience for permit holders, and greatly reduces the amount of material waste.  

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News and features

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Normal commute becomes critical moment for employees

Monday, September 19, 2022
The moments before a crisis can often feel serene and mundane. On June 3, interstate traffic was moving steadily, the weather was decent, and the four members of the UI Health Care Riverside #1 van expected a conventional commute.

CAMBUS services for Hawkeye Football 2022 home games

Thursday, September 15, 2022
During home football games in the fall semester, CAMBUS provides shuttle services from select parking lots to near Kinnick Stadium.

Health care appointment parking experience improved for UI faculty and staff

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Beginning Sept. 6, a new automated process will reduce citations issued to UI faculty and staff for parking in space reserved for hospital patients and visitors while attending their health care appointments. If faculty and staff do receive a citation, it will be issued to your email.
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CAMBUS service for fall 2022 academic session begins Saturday, Aug. 20

Monday, August 15, 2022
University of Iowa CAMBUS is announcing service details for the fall 2022 academic session, beginning Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022. Riders should use the Transit App to see real-time departure predictions, live bus locations, closest bus stops, plan a trip and more.
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UI CAMBUS increases starting pay, hiring bonus incentive for new student hires

Thursday, August 11, 2022
Disruptions due to the pandemic and Iowa DOT appointment wait times have caused on-going staffing shortages at CAMBUS. Newly hired CAMBUS student are eligible for a $1,000 hiring incentive bonus after meeting milestones in the hiring process. As of August 21, 2022, the starting wage has increased to $17.50/hour with raises every 6 months.
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UI transitions mobile parking payments to ParkMobile app

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Mobile payment for parking on the University of Iowa campus is transitioning to a new service provider – ParkMobile. Beginning Monday, Aug. 22, parking users will make payment via ParkMobile for university mobile parking zones. The service offers a convenient way to find and pay for parking using any mobile device.
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University of Iowa partnering with Bike Index for improved bicycle registration service

Monday, August 1, 2022
To better serve the campus and assist with stolen bicycle recovery, the University of Iowa has partnered with Bike Index – a national registry of bicycles. The registry is a database that police departments and authorities can access to help identify and return bicycles to their owners.
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Iowa Magazine: Alumni Share CAMBUS Memories Ahead of Homecoming Reunion

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
In honor of CAMBUS’s 50th anniversary and upcoming homecoming reunion, Iowa Magazine has shared a few memorable moments from its long ride.
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CAMBUS recognizes five recipients of the CAMBUS Scholarship for fall 2022

Thursday, July 14, 2022
CAMBUS Scholarships have been awarded to five student employees for the fall 2022 semester: Kristina Dibert, Alyson Holevoet, Miguel Jacobo, Jacob Pingel, and Darshaun Smith.
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UI CAMBUS driver Ben Koch takes second place in state bus driving competition

Monday, July 11, 2022
On Saturday, July 9, CAMBUS drivers Ben Koch and Neil Smithson participated in the Iowa Public Transit Association’s state “bus roadeo”. Koch placed second in the large bus division, the first time a CAMBUS driver has placed at the state competition in some years.