Colgate faculty and staff may commission charter buses for Colgate-related travel needs, such as class trips and research excursions.
Reservations for trips using charter bus services should be arranged at least 3 to 4 weeks in advance. During the months of April, May, September and October lead time is 2 months. This is especially true if the trip includes weekend day/s (Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday).
If you follow these guidelines and are not able to arrange service from any of our charter bus providers, please let the Purchasing Department know.
Faculty and staff planning Colgate-related group travel may book charter bus service through either of the following providers:
School Bus Services can be obtained through First Student (not to be confused with First Transit). They are providing this service when they are available, their first priority is with Syracuse Schools.