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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:

  • December 12th, 2017 - ELBURN SHUTTLE:
  • The Elburn Shuttle will operate on a different schedule for the final week of the semester. The shuttle will run on Thursday, December 14th and Friday, December 15th. These will be the final Elburn Shuttle trips for 2017. Tickets for the Elburn Shuttle can be purchased at the Student Center Hotel Front Desk. Their phone number is 815-753-1444.

    The schedule will be as follows:

    Thursday, December 14th, 2017 A B
    Leaves Student Center 4:25 PM 6:25 PM
    Arrives at Elburn 5:15 PM 7:15 PM
    Leaves Elburn 5:20 PM 7:20 PM
    Arrives at Student Center 6:00 PM 8:00 PM
    Friday, December 15th, 2017 A B
    Leaves Student Center 3:25 PM 5:25 PM
    Arrives at Elburn 4:15 PM 6:15 PM
    Leaves Elburn 4:20 PM 6:20 PM
    Arrives at Student Center 5:00 PM 7:00 PM


  • November 3rd, 2017 - FLAG STOPS:
  • As a way to ensure student safety on campus, Huskie Line evening routes will now offer Flag Stop service. Flag Stop service means that passengers have the ability "flag" a bus when not a designated bus stop. Passengers must stand in a safe location along the route, and signal the driver by waving their arm. The bus operators will do their very best to ensure that they can safely get to the location that the passenger is requesting the pick-up. Passengers should remain at the curb, and should not place themselves in an unsafe environment as a way to flag the bus. Students can also request to be let off at locations along the route that would place them closer to their final destination. Drop off locations along the route must also be safe locations as determined by the bus operator or their supervisor.

    Flag Stop service will be available from 8:00p - 12:00a, Monday - Thursday, and 6:00p - 12:00a, on Friday.

    Flag Stop service will be available from 7:00a - 12:00a on Saturday and Sunday for the Route 7 and Route 11.


  • 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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