Brookside through the leaves during the fall season





Parking is free. Visitors are encouraged to park in spaces marked as Visitor Parking. If you will be on campus for an extended stay or on a regular basis, you should obtain a Guest Parking Pass from Security.

Student Parking

All students must register their vehicles through Security and display the provided vehicle sticker for the duration of the academic year. Vehicles stickers are provided to non-residential students via mail and to residential students after move-in. Students who have not received a vehicle sticker by the first day of classes should contact Security. Student parking is available as first-come first-served in all student parking lots. Students should refrain from parking in lots and spots that are marked Staff, Faculty, or Visitors areas. All students are encouraged to ride the USF Cougar Express to go downtown but parking is available for free in the USF lot on Berry Street with your USF OneCard.

Faculty and Staff

All employees of the university are issued numbered vehicle identification tags to be displayed on the rear-view mirror of the vehicle to be operated and parked on campus. Designated employee parking is available at Rolland, Trinity, Doermer, and Pope John Paul II Center.

Cougar Express Bus

This free service is available every USF school day during fall and spring semesters. The USF Cougar Express loops every 30 minutes with the first stop of the day at USF’s Bonzel Hall. The bus will arrive downtown on the quarter hour. Service is free for USF students, faculty and staff. No Cougar Express bus service on Labor Day, fall break, Thanksgiving break, winter break, Easter break, last day of finals week, or summer break.

Available Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m, and Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Students needing a ride between downtown and main campus after 5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday or after 12:30 p.m. on Fridays may call Security at 260-399-7888 for a ride.


Stop Number Stop Location Departure Times Departure Times
1 Bonzel Hall xx:00 xx:30
2 Schilling & Spring if riders are present if riders are present
3 Music Technology Center :10 :45
4 Fort Wayne Museum of Art/Auer Center (Dance) if riders are present if riders are present
5 Rolland Art Center if riders are present if riders are present
6 Doermer Center 0:20 0:55