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College Break Shuttle Service

Westminster College offers shuttle service to and from the Pittsburgh International Airport for academic breaks.

 

Reservations


Shuttle service is limited to enrolled students of Westminster College. Shuttle is scheduled on specific dates and times. By clicking on the “Make a Reservation” button below you can view shuttle schedule and reserve your seat.

Reservations must be made online by the designated deadline. Late reservations will be accepted on a space available basis and must be made in-person at the Student Affairs Office (McKelvey Campus Center 341).

Please refer to reservation deadlines below.

Please wait to make shuttle reservations until after your travel plans are confirmed. Seating is limited. However, once reservations close, if there are seats remaining, we will re-open the reservations until all seats are taken.

Cancellations: If your plans change and you no longer intend to ride the shuttle, you must cancel your reservation immediately. Contact Student Affairs by email (thomaslm@westminster.edu), phone (724.946.7111) , or in-person (McKelvey Campus Center 341).

Cost: While there is no fee to ride the shuttle, you must have a reservation to hold your seat.

 

Shuttle Location


Shuttles depart campus from the McKelvey Campus Center main entrance (north). Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time to begin boarding. Because other riders have flights, the shuttle cannot wait beyond the scheduled departure time. Please be on time.

The trip to the airport will take approximately 60 minutes, so please plan accordingly. Allow 3 ½ hours for travel time and security checks. Return shuttles will pick up outside the baggage claim area at the Pittsburgh International Airport unless otherwise notified. When making airline reservations, please allow time for travel to the airport plus the time needed for airport security checks. See the airport’s website for more specific information at http://pittransformed.com/about-faq/. When arranging for your return flight, take into consideration flight delays that may occur. Drivers are instructed to leave the airport at the scheduled pick-up time regardless of flight delays. Shuttle passengers are expected to be at the pick-up location fifteen minutes prior to pick-up.

 

Luggage


Luggage is limited to one carry-on bag (or backpack) and one medium suitcase. Call 724-946-7111 (Student Affairs) if you foresee needing additional luggage space.

Please note: An email message will be sent a few days prior to the scheduled departure date to the email address entered when the reservation is made with a reminder about the reservation. Please make sure you enter a correct email address.

 

Additional Airport Transportation Options


If you still can’t find a ride, post your travel transportation needs on RideShare at My.Westminster -> Community -> Campus Forums -> RideShare (requires login).

 

2018-2019 Pittsburgh International Airport Shuttle



START OF FALL SEMESTER: August 25 - 26 
Reservations close August 17, 2018 

MID-BREAK: OCTOBER 26 - 30
Reservations close October 18, 2018

THANKSGIVING BREAK: NOVEMBER 20 – 25
Reservations close November 12, 2018

WINTER/CHRISTMAS BREAK: DECEMBER 13 – JANUARY 13 
Departure reservations close December 5 2018, and return reservations close on Jauary 3, 2019.

SPRING BREAK: MARCH 8 – 17 
Reservations close February 28, 2019 

EASTER BREAK: APRIL 17 - APRIL 22
Reservations close April 9, 2019

END OF SEMESTER: May 9
Reservations close May 1, 2019 

 

Tip: Check with your professors about final exams before making winter break and end of semester plans.