UNM Shuttle System


Designed for rapid and convenient campus travel, PATS’ transportation system is a comprehensive transit network, offered free of charge* to UNM students, staff, faculty, and visitors. We offer multiple bus routes on campus with service to every area of The University including UNM commuter parking lots.

*ACC-Lobo Village is not considered part of the UNM main campus and residents are required to pay a one-time annual non-refundable parking and transportation fee to Lobo Village. 


UNM Shuttle Routes

LocationHours of Service

Night Bus Service

*No Night Bus service during the summer

South Lot

*No summer service

6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. (Monday-Thursday)

           7 p.m. - 10 p.m. (Night Bus Route)

6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Friday)

Lobo Village/SSSC

6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Monday-Friday)



Read Timed Routes for more information.

6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

7 p.m. - 10 p.m. (Monday - Thursday Night Bus Route)


6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

7 p.m. - 10 p.m. (Monday - Thursday Night Bus Route)


6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday)

6:30 to 7:00 p.m. (Friday)



7:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

Elks/U Lot

6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

7 p.m. - 10 p.m. (Monday - Thursday Night Bus Route)

Mesa Del Sol 

No summer service


UNM Transportation routes listed below run on timed schedules. For more information and exact shuttle times please select desired route from the list below.

Timed Routes

Mesa del Sol Shuttle
Services Mesa del Sol via Golf Course. Departs from George Pearl Hall.

Night Bus – North & South – Provides easier, more efficient connections between North, South and main Campus. During the Fall and Spring semesters (Monday–Thursday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.) the night bus combines the South Lot, Lobo Village/SSSC, G/Q, and Redondo routes into one timed route, with shuttles every 10 minutes at major stops.

Rail Runner Shuttle – Provides free service between UNM main campus and the Downtown New Mexico Rail Runner Station, the Alvarado Transportation Center (ATC).

Rainforest Shuttle – Connects the Lobo Rainforest and UNM main campus Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. The rainforest shuttle departs from the Lobo Rainforest parking lot approximately every 30 minutes and arrives at its Dane Smith destination 15 minutes later, depending on traffic.


G/Q North - The G/Q North shuttle services the G and Q lots and North Campus. Transfer to G-Lot to get to Main Campus. 

G/Q Duck Pond - The G/Q North shuttle services the G and Q lots and  goes to the Duck Pond. 

Elks/U Lot Shuttle - The Elks/U Lot Shuttle goes to the Duck Pond and transfers at G-Lot to get to North Campus. Monday-Friday from 7:23 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. the U lot shuttle runs once an hour, picking up at G Lot at 23 past the hour and departing U Lot at 30 past. 

To view a complete map of UNM's Parking and Transportation Systems, scroll to the end of this page or visit our website's Maps section.

Where's My Bus?

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ABQ RIDE Bus Pass Sticker Program

Eligible UNM students, faculty, and staff can ride ABQ RIDE (City of Albuquerque Transit System) for free with a bus pass sticker. Stickers must be renewed every Fall at the start of the academic year. Find out more about our ABQ RIDE Bus Pass Sticker Program.


UNM Parking and Transportation Systems Map

Transportation System Map 2021