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Night Owl

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"We'll Come to You" services
Curb-to-curb transportation on MSU's campus

The Night Owl provides late night/early morning campus service at times when other CATA bus services are not running. Passengers may travel between any two locations on MSU campus. Rides are restricted to campus only.

Route Details

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.

Hours of Service

  • Monday thru Friday 2 AM until 7 AM
  • Saturday & Sunday 2 AM until 9 AM

Student Fare

The student fare is 60-cents with a valid student ID. Student Semester passes, 31-Day passes and 10-Ride cards may also be used to pay for the ride.

Spartan Service Dates

All service provided on this route is Spartan Service. Spartan Service operates only during MSU fall and spring semesters. These dates are:
Aug 25 - Dec 14, 2014
Jan 12 - Mar 8, 2015 (Spring Break: week of March 9th)
Mar 16 - May 10, 2015

Holiday Service

CATA does not operate on New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, or Christmas Day. On Friday, November 28, 2014 - the day after Thanksgiving - and Monday, January 19, 2015 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - MSU will be served throughout the day and evening by the weekend campus service schedule provided on Route 34, Route 35, Route 36 and Lot Link.