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Welcome to Huskie Line of Northern Illinois University!
Whether you're going to class, work, shopping, or appointments, ride Huskie Line! Your friends and classmates ride more than 250,000 times a year. We welcome you aboard!

Detours & Alerts:

  • Due to the Labor Day Weekend, the Elburn Shuttle that typically runs on Sunday will instead operate on Monday, September 4th. Please refer to the Elburn Shuttle bus route for more information on leave times from the Holmes Student Center and Elburn Train Station.

  • August 25th, 2017:Welcome back, Huskies! Please take a moment to review our Bus Routes tab at the top of the page. You will note that the Route 1 and the Barsema Express routes have been removed. These routes have been replaced with a revamped version of the Route 2. Please refer to the Bus Routes tab and review the new map and routing for this route!

    The Route 4 also has some adjustments that have been made. The Route 4 has been split in to an early morning route, referred to as the Route 4 Express, and then the Route 4/5 will take over after that for the remainder of the day. Please review both of those maps on the Bus Routes tab, too!

    Finally, a second Route 7 has been added! The 7A will leave from the east side of the Holmes Student Center at the bottom of each hour beginning at 11:30a. The final lap for the 7a will occur at 6:30p. The 7A will operate from 11:30a - 7:30p, Monday - Friday.

    If you have not yet done so, please download the ETA Spot Application to your phone to keep track of where our buses are at, and when they will be at your stop! ETA Spot is available in both the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

  • Click here to learn more about each of our bus routes!.

    Our office hours are between 8:00a and 4:30p Monday - Friday. In the event that you call outside of our designated office hours, please leave a voicemail, and we will return your call as soon as possible.
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