Commencement Day Travel

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Commencement Day Travel

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Join Ram Van in Celebrating the Class of 2017

On May 20th 2017,  Fordham will host the 172nd University Commencement ceremony. On this special day, the Ram Van will be providing a complimentary shuttle service between Fordham’s Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses. Friends and family of the Fordham community are welcome and encouraged to ride the van. Our vans depart the Lincoln Center campus from the corner of West 60th Street and Columbus Avenue. The Rose Hill shuttle stop is located in the lower level of the Regional Parking Facility. Please see our special commencement schedule below.

Lincoln Center to Rose Hill

Vans will continuously depart the Lincoln Center campus for Rose Hill starting at 7 AM and ending at 11 AM. Vans are limited, and will be operating on a first-come, first-served basis. After 11 AM, vans will depart from the Lincoln Center campus on the hour with the final trip departing at 11 PM.

Rose Hill to Lincoln Center

Vans will continuously depart the Rose Hill campus for Lincoln Center starting at 2 PM and ending at 5:30 PM. After 5:30 PM, vans will depart from the Rose Hill campus on the hour. The final trip departing Rose Hill will leave at 10 PM.

Sunday Service

Vans will be running between Rose Hill and Lincoln Center on Sunday, May 21st, for a fare of $3.50/person.

Please see below for the service schedule:

Departing Rose Hill Every hour on the hour from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Departing Lincoln Center Every hour on the hour from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Graduate & Law School Ceremonies

In addition to the existing services above, Ram Van will run additional service on Sunday, May 21st and Monday, May 22nd in support of graduate & law school ceremonies. The final schedule will vary on the needs of the community. To reserve your spot for one of these dates, please complete the survey found here.  Please note this sign up will close on Wednesday, May 10th at 5:00 PM.

 Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much does the Ram Van commencement shuttle cost?

A: On commencement day, the Ram Van operates free of charge.


Q: Can my young child ride the Ram Van?

A: Children under the age of 4 may ride the van, but New York State law requires that they ride in a child seat that is properly installed and secured. Ram Van cannot provide child seats. Children may not ride on the lap of another guest.


Q: Can the Ram Van accommodate guests with wheelchairs, mobility aids, or other power-driven mobility devices?

A: Ram Van does have an ADA-compliant accessible vehicle. Guests traveling with one of the aforementioned devices are encouraged to contact our office prior to travel. Please call (718) 817-4346, or email


Q: My family and/or student is travelling to the airport following commencement. Do you offer a shuttle service?

A: Shuttle service to JFK, LGA, Port Authority, and Penn Station (Accessible to EWR) is available on Sunday, May 21st. Students and their family are welcome to ride. Individual tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at our website.  If you are travelling in a large group (8-10), charter a private van for your entire group for $160–a savings of $40 for 10 passengers–by emailing with your trip details. Please note that all shuttles depart from the Rose Hill Campus.

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