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2014/2015 MSU Campus Service

CATA's Spartan Service operates 24/7 during fall and spring semesters with service to all University apartments, residence halls, commuter lots, and main campus buildings.

  • August 25 thru December 14, 2014
  • January 12 thru March 8, 2015 (Spring Break: week of March 9th)
  • March 16 thru May 10, 2015

Additionally, CATA provides year-round service from off-campus apartments in the East Lansing, Okemos, Haslett and Jolly/Dunckel Road areas to MSU.

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CATA operates five fixed routes on campus starting at 7AM Monday through Friday:

Service runs until 2:30AM

Service runs until 7PM

Weekend Service

Fixed-Route Service

CATA operates three fixed routes on campus from 9AM until 2:30AM Saturdays and Sundays:

“We’ll Come to You” Services - Lot Link and Night Owl

“We’ll Come to You” services provide curb-to-curb transportation on MSU’s campus. Call 517.432.8888 (2.8888 from any campus phone) when you are ready for a ride. A small bus will arrive within 20 minutes of your call to take you to your campus destination. No advance reservations will be accepted. CATA has two “We’ll Come to You” services on campus: Lot Link and Night Owl.

Service Hours:

  Monday through Friday
 Saturday & Sunday
 Lot Link:    7PM to 2AM 9AM to 2AM
 Night Owl: 2AM to 7AM
 2AM to 9AM

Disability Service

CATA operates on-campus Spec-Tran service 7 days a week for passengers with disabilities who cannot use fixed-route. Spec-Tran MSU passengers are eligible for discounted fares through MSU's Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities.

MSU-CATA Transportation Center (Shaw Parking Ramp #1)

The main boarding center and transfer point for CATA routes serving MSU is open 24-7. The facility is located across from Shaw Hall and includes bus schedules and maps, indoor seating, community policing office, a convenience store, public restrooms, vending machines and an ATM, access to MSU’s Ramp 1 parking, and CATA’s Customer Service direct phone lines.