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

Masks are required at all times.

Please note that regularly scheduled cruiser routes will stop service at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 13. Summer Break Cruiser routes will begin on May 14, 2022 and run through August 21, 2022. The summer break Cruisers run on Tuesdays and Fridays only. Regularly scheduled Cruiser routes will resume on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 1 p.m.

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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: