The Evening Van Service provides a safe means of transportation around campus during the evening hours. The vans provide transportation between campus buildings, on-campus housing and nearby residential areas. The service is free of charge and available to all UCLA students, staff, faculty and visitors. For added safety, the vans are driven by Community Service Officers (CSOs) who carry two-way radios, providing a direct link to the UCLA Police Department.
Five vans operate on a nightly basis and routinely pick up passengers from five designated pick-up areas every 15-20 minutes: Ackerman Turnaround, De Neve Turnaround, Perloff Hall – west side, Young Drive East – across the street and west of Murphy Hall, and Hilgard and Manning – northeast corner. Vans drop off passengers at all pick-up locations as well as a number of designated drop-off locations (generally to the west and south of campus). Additionally, passengers may call (310) 825-1493 to request pick up from most of the drop-off spots, once they have arrived at the location. Pick-up and drop-off spots are shown on the map that is linked on the right side of this page. Regular pick-up spots are shown on the map in green, stops where vans can be requested by phone for pick-up are shown in blue, and drop-off only spots are shown in red. [Note: passengers calling for pick-up from a designated “blue” spot must be present at the location when they call for service, as vans will not wait for passengers to arrive at the location.]
The Evening Van Service is available Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters. The hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m.