Commencement Day Travel

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Commencement Day Travel

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Join Ram Van in Celebrating the Class of 2019

On May 18th 2019,  Fordham will host the 174th 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 review our special commencement schedule below.


Commencement Day (Saturday, May 18th)

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. 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.


Graduate School of Social Service, Gabelli School of Business (Graduate), and School of Law

In addition to the main ceremony above, Ram Van will run additional complimentary service on Sunday, May 19th and Monday, May 20th in support of law & graduate school ceremonies. Each individual passenger MUST receive a free ticket prior to travel on these days. To reserve your spot and a free ticket(s) for travel, please visit our ticketing site here. Please note that ticketing will close on Wednesday, May 2nd at 11:59PM.


Frequently Asked Questions

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

A: On commencement day and during diploma ceremonies, 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 ramvan@fordham.edu

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 19th. 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 ramvan@fordham.edu with your trip details. Please note that all shuttles depart from the Rose Hill Campus.

Q: Will you be operating regular Ram Van service on Sunday, May 19th?

A: No, Ram Van will not be operating regular shuttle service on this day. Airport service is available with prior registration (see above). Limited service will occur in support of the Graduate School of Social Service diploma ceremony


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