Photo of the Buff Bus in front of Bear Creek Apartments located on the CU Boulder campusCongratulations, you’ve made it to the final week of the semester! The Buff Bus routes will transport you to late night study sessions at Norlin Library and get you to your finals on both main and east campus.

With the variety of bus routes during finals week, please pay attention to the marquee on the bus you are boarding to be certain its destination is main campus, Williams Village/Bear Creek, Athens North, Discovery Express or Norlin.

The Williams Village/Bear Creek, Athens North, Discovery Express and Norlin Express operating hours during finals week are:

Williams Village/Bear Creek route will operate as follows and service both eastbound and westbound Colorado & 30th stops all times during finals week:

  • Friday through Wednesday (May 4 - 9) 6:30 a.m. - midnight

Buff Bus Locator Route Sign for Athens NorthAthens North route will operate Friday - Wednesday (May 4 - 9) 6:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Discovery Express route will provide service from 8:00 a.m. - 5:48 p.m. every day during finals with an added bus stop at Colorado/30th (both eastbound and westbound routes)

Norlin Express: Friday (May 4) through Tuesday (May 8) the Norlin Express bus will run a continuous loop from the Bear Creek Apartments/Williams Village to Colorado Avenue/18th Street stop (Norlin Library drop off/pick up location) from midnight through 2:00 a.m. A bus should arrive approximately every twenty minutes.

Finals at the east campus Biotech building?

To allow for convenient connections between east campus and Williams Village/Bear Creek, both the Williams Village/Bear Creek and Discovery Express routes will stop at Colorado Avenue at 30th Street (both eastbound and westbound stops) for the entire service day. In addition, selected Williams Village/Bear Creek trips will add a stop at Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotech building on the way to main campus from Williams Village:

  • Saturday and Sunday (May 5 & 6) from 5:48 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Monday and Wednesday (May 7 & 9) from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Good luck Buffs!!

The Buff Bus will be out of service beginning Thursday, May 10, 2018 and resume at the start of the Fall 2018 semester. Download the CU Bus Tracker for "real time" arrival information.