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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) 620-4280 to schedule a pick up.

Temporary schedule for holidays/intersession

Juneteenth: 

  • Osprey Connector: inactive after 10 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. Service will resume 7 a.m. Thursday, June 20. 
  • Osprey Transit: inactive after 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. Service will resume 7:30 a.m. Thursday, June 20. 
  • Town Center: service will adjust to 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Wednesday, June 19. 

Independence Day: 

  • Osprey Connector: inactive after 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 3. Service will resume 7 a.m. Monday, July 8.
  • Osprey Transit: inactive after 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 3. Service will resume 7:30 a.m. Monday, July 8. 
  • Town Center: service will adjust to 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Thursday, July 3 and Friday, July 5. 

Osprey Connector Schedule & Route

 

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

 

Summer Semester
Hours  Days
7 a.m. to 10 p.m.  Monday - Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Friday
No Service Saturday and Sunday

 

The Campus Route:

  • Starts at Kernan Boulevard (next to Hicks Hall/Lot 53) and proceeds to
  • the Flats at UNF (Building 65)
  • Central campus area shuttle stops that include:
    • the Fountains
    • Engineering
    • Arena
    • Lot 18
    • Library 
    • Student Union
  • Returns back towards the core of campus, with additional five stops prior to finishing at Kernan Boulevard (next to Hicks Hall/Lot 53)

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

Osprey Transit -- Riders with Mobility needs

 

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 904-620-4280 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

 

 

Fall/Spring/Summer 
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 starts on campus in front of the Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Building 12 then stops at the following locations of the Town Center Parkway:

  • ALDI grocery store 
  • Blaze Pizza restaurant
  • Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant
  • Target home goods, clothing & other store
  • Publix grocery store, before returning to the Library stop on campus

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 ONLY) with 2 hour minimum: $79.45/hr.
  • Up to 30 max passenger (Off campus/within Duval County) with 3 hour minimum: $79.45/hr.
  • Up to 30 max passenger (Off campus/outside of Duval County) with 5 hour minimum: $79.45/hr. 
  • 31 to 38 max passenger (On/Off campus) with 4 hour minimum: $95/hr.
  • 39 to 56 max passenger (On campus ONLY) with 2 hour minimum: $375 (flat fee)
  • 39 to 56 max passenger (Off campus/within Duval County): 2-6 hours at $765 (flat fee); 6-15 hours $1,225 (flat fee)

Contact Luis Senior, ECHO Transportation

Phone (904) 631 - 5466 and (904) 620 - 4280

Email  luis@echoeastcoast.com 

Website http://www.echotransportation.com