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Saturday Bus Trips

All members of the campus community (full-time or part-time students, faculty, staff, and friends of the University) are invited to use the Saturday bus service. Children must be escorted by an adult. Tickets are free and on a first-come, first-serve basis. (maximum 4 per person).

Spring 2017 Bus Trip Schedule

March 25, 2017 to Washington, DC

April 8, 2017 to Baltimore, MD

Sign-up form for Students, Faculty, and Staff

Community members, please, email to sign up for the bus trips.

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Community members are invited to make a donation.

If you would like to make a donation, please contact Megan Ball at 304-876-5729 or

Additional Travel Information

Bus departs from the Student Center at 8:30 a.m. You must be at the designated pickup area prior to departure time. Bus leaves DC or Baltimore at 4:45 p.m. This schedule will give you approximately 6 hours in the city.

Schedule Changes: Gateway reserves the right to modify schedules (departure and arrival times) in order to accommodate class trips. Passengers will be notified of any changes prior to trip.

The bus drop-off and pickup area will be in front of the Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C., and in front of the National Aquarium at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD.

Note: Drop-off and pickup locations may change due to traffic and/or events. Please confirm with the Gateway attendant on the day of the trip for the exact pickup location.

Please arrive at the pickup point a little early. Washington and Baltimore have strict rules governing buses. The bus will not wait! If you get left behind it will be your responsibility to find a way back to Shepherdstown.