Parking Services and Transportation offer a variety of options for travelling around campus. Whether you bring a car and need a parking pass or prefer public transportation and need a ride around campus, these resources will suit every student’s needs.

Parking Services

If you park on campus between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, you must have a valid UA parking permit. Students must park according to specific zones, which are assigned based on where you live on campus or your commuter status. Avoid a ticket by always displaying your permit and parking in the correct zone.
Location: Transit Hub
Website: bamaparking.ua.edu

Crimson Ride

Catch a ride on the Crimson Ride! It is a great way to get around campus. Be sure to download The University of Alabama app for your smartphone, where you can find a real-time route of the Crimson Ride.
Location: Transit Hub and various bus stops around campus
website: crimsonride.ua.edu

348-RIDE

When the Crimson Ride buses are not in operation, call 348-RIDE to travel across campus or to nearby residence locations. For even quicker response, contact 348-RIDE via the Ridecell app or the UA app to request a ride.

348 Express Route provides riders the availability of bus transportation during the late night hours including Thursday-Saturday, 9PM to 3AM and starting at 11AM Saturday/Sunday.

Location: Transit Hub
Contact: 205-348-7433

Zipcar

An official partner of The University of Alabama, Zipcar provides cars for daily or hourly rental. Students get a discounted rate on membership, and prices cover gas and insurance.
Location: Various Locations around Campus
Website: http://www.zipcar.com/universities/university-of-alabama

Airport Shuttle

Flying home for a break? Book a round trip through the Airport Shuttle Service. For a small fee, the shuttle will transport you to the Birmingham airport so you can arrive home safely.
Location: Pick up from Transit Hub
Website: https://housing.sa.ua.edu/services/break-shuttle/

Motorist Assistance Program (MAP)

Flat tire? Dead battery? Empty gas tank? The Motorist Assistance Program is happy to help you get back on the road for free. Just dial 205-348-0121.

Bama Bikes

For only $15 per month, you can rent a bike from Outdoor Recreation. With new bike lanes and additional bike racks on campus, UA bike rentals have become very popular; so be sure to reserve your bike early. Also, make sure to buy a bike lock!
Location: University Recreation Center
Website: bamabikes.ua.edu