Skip the search for a parking spot and take a city bus for FREE instead. Your MavCARD is also a Metro Transit bus pass. No special activation is required. All you need to do is swipe your card to ride.
Metro accepts all active students, faculty and staff MavCards on any route, any day. Students are considered active if they are currently taking classes or registered for the upcoming semester. The individual on the card must be the one using the card. Moby service routes are also included.
UNO is a bike-friendly campus. Bike racks are conveniently placed in close proximity to every university building. A network of low-volume streets, streets with bicycle lanes and major trails surround our university.
Chain slip? No problem. There are bike fix-it stations on Dodge and Scott Campuses. The stations come equipped with virtually every tool you might need to make a repair - as well as a pump.
If you don’t own a bicycle, you have a convenient alternative
You’ll find B-cycle stations on Dodge and Scott Campuses. There are stations throughout the city, including the Dundee and Aksarben neighborhoods. Heartland B-Cycle is a bike sharing system that allows you to get a bicycle when you need one, and return it safely to any station.
A pass enables you to check out a bike as many times as you’d like. You can bike for one hour with no additional charge.
B-Cycle passes vary in cost from $6 for a 24-hour pass, $10 for a monthly pass, and $57 for an annual student pass.
Learn more at heartland.bcycle.com.
On-campus shuttles run between Dodge Campus and Scott Campus. There is no cost to ride any of the shuttle routes.
The routes operate as express or point-to-point routes. This moves riders from one point on Dodge Campus to one point on Scott Campus quickly and efficiently.
There are multiple shuttle route options and times to choose from.
A shuttle app will be available this fall for tracking when the next shuttle is coming. More information can be found on the Parking Services website later this summer.
Emergency Ride Home Service
This UNO program offers a free taxi ride in the event of an emergency. The program is for registered campus commuters who travel to UNO via bus (MavRide), ride-sharing, bike or walking.
All rides must begin on campus, and can only include the following destinations: home, hospital, doctor’s office, school or daycare, with a travel distance of up to 30 miles.
Interested? Download the registration form and submit it to Parking Services via email or drop off at their office on Scott Campus, just south of the Pacific Street Garage.
For more information on acceptable uses of the program and how to request a ride, click here
UNO Ride Sharing
Parking Services offers ride matching through our partnership with MAPA, via registration, and a ride share options search at metrorideshare.org. If a carpool is formed, you can be eligible for a carpool permit and reserved stall.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
If you commute to campus using an electric vehicle, UNO offers charging stations on both Dodge and Scott Campus to park your vehicle for a short time and recharge. Charging fees do apply.
For more information on the location of these stations, fees rates and time limits, please visit the sustainable transportation page.
Parking On Campus
Parking Services uses a virtual permit system, meaning no hangtags. After you purchase your semester or annual permit online, you’re ready to park on campus
Flexible virtual permit options for faculty, staff, student and visitors outside of the annual and semester permits.
The Park Omaha app or garage kiosks can be used to pay for hourly or daily parking in the West Garage (near Maverick Village on Dodge Campus) and the new Pacific Street Garage (across from the Peter Kiewit Institute on Scott Campus) at any time. The East Garage and Lot 5 (north of Mammel Hall) are available for daily/hourly parking after 12:30 P.M.
You can purchase, in advance, discounted daily parking permits on the Parking Services website. Annual and semester permits
Virtual permits purchased by students, housing residents, or graduate teaching assistants are transferred to MavLink for payment, along with fees such as tuition.
Permit prices will remain the same for 2018-19 as 2017-18. View a list of permit types and prices on UNO’s Parking Services website. Permit sales for the 2018-2019 academic year begins July 1.
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