Ohio University

Night & Weekend Campus Shuttles (CATS Late Night)

Free on-demand transit service for students & faculty/staff providing a safe and secure method of travel across campus.

Service Hours & Locations

  • Monday-Friday: 5:30 PM - 3 AM
  • Saturday-Sunday: 9:30 PM - 3 AM

CATS Late Night  services campus locations & up to 2 miles driving distance from the center of campus (Baker University Center).

Service Announcement: Modified Service Locations: As a result of pending events and road closures and to support access and service safety slight modifications to CATS Light Night operations are necessary. Please reference below for additional information:

Date:  Friday, October 25th - Saturday, October 26, 2019

Impacted Locations:

  • Court Street & Surrounding - Area serviced via top of Baker University Center (Saturday Impact Only)
  • No Service to Athens Fairgrounds - Area serviced via West State Street & WUSOC (Friday & Saturday)
  • No Service to Palmer, Mill & Coss Streets - Areas serviced via McCracken Hall (Saturday Impact Only)



Ride Requests

Text or Call 740-593-4040 Today!

Riders are encouraged to schedule rides in advance. Requests for on-demand service are also accepted - wait times are dependent on demand and load at time of reservation request. Transportation & Parking Services strives to accommodate all requests in a timely fashion as demand allows. Riders will be asked to provide OHIO credentials along with pick up and drop off locations at time of request. Riders should ensure timely arrival at designated pick-up locations for ride requests - in order to ensure efficient service for requests drivers are unable to wait for riders beyond the designated pick-up time. 

Transit Tracking:

All  CATS Late Night Vehicles are equipped with transit tracking software DoubleMap which allows riders to view shuttles in live-time. Download the Double Map App today on your smart phone and "Know When To Show" and track the status of your pick-up from a safe location. 

Doublemap Tracking