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Osprey Connector

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The UNF "Osprey Connector" is the University's shuttle system that provides convenient transportation around campus and to the St. Johns Town Center when UNF classes are in session. This service is available to all students, faculty & staff, and campus visitors. Take advantage of this opportunity, it is fast, safe, clean and free!

All Osprey Connector shuttles are ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant. If you need further assistance due to a mobility need, please contact Parking & Transportation Services at (904) 620-5718 (extension 2) to schedule a pick up.

Osprey Connector Schedule & Route

Temporary shuttle service due to Hurricane Ian: 

 

3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30

Modified route: for both Osprey Connector and Town Center Shuttle

  1. The Flats at UNF
  2. Osprey Fountains
  3. Osprey Clubhouse
  4. Osprey Cafe
  5. Osprey Crossings
  6. Return to The Flats and repeat route

The Osprey Connector service will resume Sunday, Oct. 2 to the following schedule and route. 

 

Fall/Spring Semester
Hours Days
7 a.m. to 3 a.m. Monday - Friday
No Service Saturday
1 p.m. to 12 a.m.  Sunday

 

The Campus Route starts at Kernan Boulevard (next to Hicks Hall/Lot 53) and proceeds to the Flats at UNF (Building 65); it stops at five locations on the core of campus, two stops at Lot 18, and then back toward the core of campus for five stops before returning to Kernan Boulevard.

These routes can be viewed through the shuttle map and can be tracked real-time via DoubleMap app.

Osprey Transit -- Riders with Mobility needs

Due to Hurricane Ian: 

 

Service is inactive and will resume Monday, Oct. 3 to the following schedule. Please refer to the Osprey Connector or Town Center tab for modified service and be aware that all shuttles support ADA requirements.

 

The Osprey Transit is a dedicated shuttle to assist students, faculty and staff with mobility needs and temporary mobility needs that extend beyond the assigned standard shuttle stops on campus. While all the Osprey Connector shuttles are full accessible, the customer now has the additional option of requesting a pick up and drop off location on campus.

This exclusive shuttle is equipped with four wheelchair seats and 8 - 10 seats for other mobility needs.

Fall/Spring/Summer
Hours Days
7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday
No service Saturday & Sunday

   

To schedule a pick up time, please call 904-620-5718 no later than 7 p.m. the prior day of intended pick up time. Please refrain from leaving weekend phone requests for a Monday morning pick up time prior to 8:30 a.m. For more assistance, please call Parking & Transportation Services at 904-620-2815.

Town Center Shuttle

Temporary shuttle service due to Hurricane Ian: 

 

3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30

Modified route: for both Osprey Connector and Town Center Shuttle

  1. The Flats at UNF
  2. Osprey Fountains
  3. Osprey Clubhouse
  4. Osprey Cafe
  5. Osprey Crossings
  6. Return to The Flats and repeat route

The Town Center shuttle service will resume Saturday, Oct. 1 to the following schedule and route. 

 

Fall/Spring/Summer B
Hours Days
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday - Thursday
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday - Sunday

 

The Town Center shuttle route has added two additional stops that include Target and Publix. The new route starts on campus in front of the Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Building 12, and stops at the Town Center, near the Men's Warehouse store, then arrives at Target, followed by stopping at Publix, before returning to the Library stop on campus. 

The Target stop is located to the left of the main entrance and in front of the Pharmacy sign. The Publix stop is to the right of the main entrance. 

This route can be can be tracked in real-time via DoubleMap app.

Safety

To ensure a safe and comfortable ride on the Osprey Connector shuttle, please follow these rules:

  • No alcohol
  • No animals allowed other than approved service animals
  • No smoking
  • Be seated 
  • Shirt and shoes are required

If the shuttle is not running and you choose to walk during late hours, you may request a Safety Escort by calling the University Police Department at 904-620-2800.

Shuttle Rental

  • Up to 30 max passenger (On campus/Duval County) with 2 hour minimum: $63.57/hr.
  • Up to 30 max passenger (Off campus Only/outside of Duval County) with 5 hour minimum: $63.57/hr.
  • 31 to 38 max passenger (On/Off campus) with 4 hour minimum: $95/hr.
  • 39 to 56 max passenger (On/Off campus):

Flat Rate Pricing: 2 hrs. $375, 2-6 hrs. $765, 6-15 hrs. $1,125

Contact Luis Senior, ECHO Transportation

Phone (904) 631 - 5466

Email  luis@echoafc.com

Website http://www.echotransportation.com