-Here are answers to some FAQs:

  • Our main bus stop locations are; Gaebe Commons, Harborside Campus - Wildcat Center  and Harbor View Residence Hall. 
  • We do not offer service to/from the airport, bus or train stations.
  • If you have a specific question, email us at
  • If you purchase a RIPTA - UPASS your JWU Student ID will be the card you use to swipe upon entrance of the RIPTA vehicle.
  • RIPTA - Is Rhode Island Public Transit Authority which offers other commuter transports to get into/out of the city from different areas within the state.  Please visit the page for additional information. 
  • Remember JWU buses are free to ride for JWU students, the RIPTA - UPASS is if you wish to commute in the local area via our public transit system.  




Park in the Harborside Campus commuter lot, and ride Wildcat Wheels Downcity.



Contact Health Services if you need medical attention. 

In an emergency, at night or on the weekend, call Campus Safety & Security at 401-598-1103.






Explore Greyhound and Peter Pan bus options.


JWU students can reserve a Zipcar by the hour or day.


  • Airport Taxi 401-737-2868
  • Corporate Taxi, 401-231-2228

Moves: Residence Halls  

Please have the RD from the Residence Hall you are either leaving or moving into call the office to schedule a transport: 401-598-1156.

-Student has to be ready with all items packed and at the curb for pick up

-The driver is unable to lift or assist you with your items

-Vehicle will be a bus - we do not have any carts or boxes