Center for Student Engagement


The Center for Student Engagement offers information on a variety of transportation options for students. 

If you have questions about any of these services, please call 845-257-3025 during normal business hours or contact the vendor directly (see below).  


Trailways tickets are on sale in the Center for Student Engagement (SU 211), 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. We offer tickets for a wide variety of locations including New York City, Nanuet, White Plains, Long Island, Albany and more!

Trailways Information:
Phone: 1-800-858-8555

On-Campus Pick-up/Drop-Off Location:
Campus Transportation Hub located in Lot 28 on Route 32 (across from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions)

Commonly-Requested Schedules:
Between New Paltz and New York City
Between New Paltz and Hempstead
Between New Paltz and Massapequa
Look up other schedules here!


UCAT (Ulster County Area Transit) provides safe, affordable, reliable public transportation service throughout Ulster County with limited service to Orange County and connecting service to Dutchess County.  Some fares are discounted for SUNY New Paltz students -- be sure to show your ID!

UCAT Information:
UCAT Website
Phone: 1-888-827-8228
Download the UCAT smartphone app -- search for "UCAT" in the App Store or Google Play.

Route Map
SCHEDULES | Ulster County (

Information Kiosk on 1st Floor of the Student Union (near elevators)

New Paltz Loop Bus:

  • Travels through campus and NewPaltz daily.
    Free with your Student ID, thanks to funding from the New Paltz Student Association!
  • Check out the Promotional Video! 

Ulster-Poughkeepsie Link:



511NY Rideshare is New York State's home for ridematching, commuter and traveler services that can help you find a smarter and greener way to get where you're going. We provide information and resources to help commuters, travelers and employers find easy, affordable, and appealing alternatives to driving alone.  Whether you are looking for information on ridesharing, vanpooling, workplace commuter benefits, public transportation, bicycling, walking, or telework, 511NY Rideshare can help.

511NYRideshare Information:
511NYRideshare Website


Guaranteed Ride Program: The Guaranteed Ride Program, a commuter service of the New York State Department of Transportation, provides FREE transportation to full time Easy Street vanpool commuters when emergencies arise during work hours.  

A Guaranteed Ride is easy to arrange.

To arrange a ride, simply call the Guaranteed Ride HOTLINE at (800) FIND-RIDE, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the day of your emergency. A customer service representative with gather the necessary information and arrange the ride. Please note that rides must be arranged through the Guaranteed Ride HOTLINE. You will not be reimbursed if you contact the taxi company directly.


Additional Local Transportation Resources: