MONARCH TRANSIT provides safe and efficient transportation across and off campus for all ODU Students, Faculty & Staff with a valid ODU ID card via campus circulator shuttles and door-to-door evening SAFE RIDE services. For more information visit or call (757) 683-4004.
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How do I sign-up for SAFE RIDE?
Your ODU Campus account will let you access the SAFE RIDE System.
Hours of Operation:
Sunset – 2:30am
No Summer semester service
What are the different ways of requesting a SAFE RIDE?
1. By calling dispatch at 757.683.3477
2. Through our web request interface at
What is SAFE RIDE?
What is SAFE RIDE? SAFE RIDE is ODU's evening passenger transportation service which provides students, faculty, and staff safe travel door-to-door within our service boundary. Walking home after dark from the library to your off-campus apartment? Request a SAFE RIDE to get home!
How do I use SAFE RIDE?
1. Set your start location, end location, and total number of riders for the request.
2. Get matched instantly to a friendly SAFE RIDE driver and track them coming your way in real-time on a map and get an estimated time of arrival. You will also get text confirmations when a driver is assigned to you and when the driver arrives at your pickup location.
3. Rate your ride and leave an optional feedback about your experience.
Where does SAFE RIDE provide service?
Where does SAFE RIDE provide service? Service boundaries: Magnolia Ave to 38th St., and the Elizabeth River to Colley Ave.
Please visit: ODU Transportation and Parking Services for additional information.
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