Colgate provides a free shuttle service around Hamilton and the university campus, open to students and the public.

Masks are required at all times.

Summer Break Cruiser routes will run through August 20, 2022. The summer break Cruisers run on Tuesdays and Fridays only.

The Shopping Cruiser Route will run from Sunday, August 21 through Tuesday, August 23.

Regularly scheduled Cruiser routes will resume on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

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Changes to Cruiser Mobile App

Riders of the Colgate Cruiser can download the TransLoc app to track the Cruiser in real-time:

Any delays or disruptions in service are posted as a service alert in TransLoc. Please find instructions on how to access these alerts here.

Health precautions

The Colgate Cruiser is making significant changes to ensure it can continue to provide safe and effective service to the Colgate community through the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • The spring 2022 semester will feature new routes and schedules.
  • Service provider FirstTransit has implemented a plan for the safety and cleanliness of their service statewide in compliance with all New York State mandated protocols.

Please contact the First Transit Office with any questions or concerns (contact information is below).




First Transit Office Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday

  • 6:30AM – 12PM
  • 12:30PM – 3PM
  • 4PM – 9PM
  • 9:30PM – 12:30AM

Late Night Coverage Wednesday and Fridays

  • 12AM - 3AM


  • 6PM – 10PM
  • 10:30PM – 3AM


  • 12pm – 5:30PM

Questions or Comments

Mobile App

Cruiser information is available on the Transloc app, accessible via the Colgate mobile app. Download TransLoc from the following marketplaces: