Facilities Planning & Management
UW-Whitewater Shuttle bus

Warhawk Shuttle Service (Whitewater/Rock County Shuttle)

The shuttle between the UW-Whitewater and the UW-Whitewater-Rock County campus provides free transportation for all faculty, staff, and students. Access to the shuttle is authenticated by swiping your Hawkcard on the iPad available on the shuttle.

Shuttle Stops

The shuttle has stops at the following locations:

UWW Visitors Center
Starin Road, Whitewater, WI

Van Galder JTS Bus stop
3121 North Pontiac Drive, Janesville, WI

UWW-Rock County
2909 Kellogg Ave, Janesville, WI

***Note: Janesville Transit System provides regular bus routes to both stops in Janesville. Please visit the Janesville Transit System website for routes and schedules.

*** Note: Blackhawk Technical College provides regular routes to both UW-Whitewater and UW-Whitewater-Rock County, please refer to the following Blackhawk Tech Bus Schedule.

Important Considerations

Shuttle service is available Mon-Fri. There will be no bus shuttle service on any State of Wisconsin legal holidays. The shuttle will arrive approximately 10 minutes before each scheduled departure. On days of inclement weather plan to leave early and expect a longer trip.

Shuttle Schedule

The Shuttle Schedule (below) is subject to change as needed, so please check this webpage regularly for any updates. 

Bus Schedule

For persons needing Accessible Bus Service, please contact Facilities Planning and Management at 262-472-1320 during the hours of 7 am - 3 pm Monday-Friday  at least 2 hours prior to scheduled stop.

Shuttle Bus Interoffice Mail Service

The shuttle bus service also includes interoffice mail service between the two campus locations. The mail service operates Monday - Friday.

Get more information about the interoffice mail service »

Riding Tips

The shuttle service operates as a fixed-route, scheduled service, based on class times and campus activities.

  • Wait at designated stops only. For your safety, buses may only be boarded at these designated stops. Since other people may be waiting for a different bus, please be attentive for your shuttle.
  • DO NOT stand forward of the white line in the front of the shuttle bus. This is a Federal safety regulation to allow the driver a clear field of vision.
  • Move to the rear of the shuttle bus after boarding to allow easier loading of passengers.
  • DO NOT cross in front of the bus after exiting. Wait until the bus has pulled away from the designated stop and you have a clear field of vision before crossing the street.
  • Non-Transportable Items - The shuttle bus service does NOT allow transport of:
    • flammable liquids
    • dangerous, toxic, or poisonous substances
    • storage batteries, chemicals, acid, or alkalis
    • fishing rods (unless broken down and hooks removed)
    • ski poles (unless secured)
    • The shuttle driver may use discretion to deny transport of any other item deemed hazardous.
  • The Following Are NOT Permitted:
    • Smoking
    • E-cigarettes
    • alcohol
    • drugs
    • guns
    • knives
    • anything perceived to be a weapon

Stay Connected

In order to keep you aware of things happening with the shuttle service, you can opt-in to receive e-mails to be notified of route changes, delays, and cancellations, etc.    E-mail us at shuttlebus@uww.edu to be added to the messaging list.   You can opt-out at any time.