Facilities Planning & Management
UW-Whitewater Shuttle bus

Warhawk Shuttle Services

Announcements

The Warhawk Shuttle service for the Fall 2021 semester will run from September 2-December 17, 2021. There is no service on days where regular semester classes are not in session (Winter, Summer, Spring, and Thanksgiving Breaks as well as any legal holidays observed by UW System). All current faculty, staff, and students are eligible to ride the Warhawk Shuttle. Questions or comments regarding shuttle service should be directed to the Shuttle email.

Rock County Route: Janesville - Whitewater

The Rock County shuttle provides service between the UW-Whitewater main campus and UW-Whitewater at Rock County campus with additional service to the Van Galder bus terminal for expanded regional and local Janesville transit options.  Service times are designed to meet needs for students living on the Whitewater campus that attend class at the Rock County campus. Service is provided by professional bus drivers employed by Van Galder in a full-size school bus.

Stops

Wyman Mall-Andersen:  870 W Main St; dropoff area near the main UW-Whitewater sign on the south end of Wyman Mall; plase use Andersen Library main entrance for shelter as needed

Van Galder Terminal - Janesville Transit System (JTS) -  3121 North Pontiac Drive, Janesville, WI; near bus stop shelter across the street from Van Galder terminal

UW-W at Rock County  2909 Kellogg Ave, Janesville, WI; near bus stop shelter

Semester Schedule

The following schedule is updated as of: September 2, 2021.

Please note schedule deviation for the evening run.

Monday through Thursday

Depart: UW-W at Rock County 

Depart: Van Galder-JTS

Depart: Whitewater Campus: Wyman Mall-Andersen Hall

Arrive: UW-W at Rock County

7:00 am 7:30 am 8:00 am 9:00 am
12:30 pm ----- 1:30 pm 2:30 pm
4:00 pm 5:30 pm 5:00 pm 6:00 pm
Friday
No Service

Additional Rock County Service Options

The Janesville Transit System provides regular bus routes at both Janesville stops for the Rock County Shuttle.   Please visit the Janesville Transit System website for routes and schedules.

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.


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please observe the following expectations and additional efforts:

  • No Face Covering, No Ride:  All passengers or drivers in university vehicles are required to wear a face covering. Exemptions must be verified by Center for Students with Disabilities or Human Resources & Diversity directly to shuttlebus@uww.edu.
  • Boarding:  Move to the rear of the bus after boarding to allow easier loading of passengers.
  • Alternate Seating:  We ask all passengers to observe alternate seating to promote social distancing. Do not sit next to other individuals.
  • Sanitizing and Settling:  Do not board the vehicle until instructed by the driver.  Sanitization supplies and disposable face coverings will be provided for passenger use if needed.
  • Schedules are subject to change as needed and without notice. This website contains the official schedule.  Riders can also opt-in to the Shuttle Announcements by contacting the Shuttle email.
  • Times listed below are departure times; arrival times will vary depending on each individual stop and external conditions such as weather or traffic. 
  • Shuttle service is available Mon-Fri during Fall and Spring semesters, but does not run Spring Break, State of Wisconsin legal holidays, or the day after Thanksgiving. 
  • Riders should expect to arrive at least five minutes before scheduled times to ensure you do not miss departures. 
  • Departure times, routes, and stops cannot be modified to meet individual requests. 
  • Access to the shuttles are verified by presenting your Hawk Card upon driver request and following any additional authentication procedures. 
  • Move to the rear of the bus after boarding to allow easier loading of passengers.
  • DO NOT stand forward of the white line in the front of the bus to meet federal safety regulations.
  • 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.
  • Non-Permitted Activities or Possessions:
    • Smoking/E-cigarettes
    • Alcohol or Drug Possession or Use
    • Possession of weapons or anything reasonably perceived to be a weapon

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.