UNCW Transportation

Seahawk Shuttle WAVE bus

Seahawk Shuttle and Wave Transit

Ride Seahawk Shuttle and Wave Transit FREE with your UNCW One Card! (Non-registered students, alumni and former employees are not eligible for this program.)

Bus Tracking

Track the UNCW Campus Loop Shuttle via the DoubleMap website. You may also download the DoubleMap app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store to track this shuttle.


Track your WAVE shuttle by accessing the website via your mobile device or computer. Bus routes and bus stops are updated every 30 seconds.


If you want to download the app to your phone, and you have a Driod, you can download from the Google Play Store. If you have an iPhone, you can download the app from the iTunes/Apple Store. See our user guide for the app: https://www.wavetransit.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Get-the-Wave-Mobile-App-Flyer.pdf

Quick Links

Fall and Spring Semester Schedules & Maps

All shuttles run Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. while classes are in session and during finals week for the Fall and Spring Semesters. Shuttles run on a set 15 or 20 minute schedule with the exception of the CREST Shuttle which runs every 60 minutes.

NOTE: Shuttles do not operate when classes are not in session. Off Campus Shuttles do not operate during the Summer Sessions.

See Wave Transit Routes and Schedules for additional Wave routes.

Point-to-Point Shuttle

Parking & Transportation provides a Point-to-Point shuttle which allows safe transportation on campus, to campus and to your residence from campus within the 1-mile radius.

  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 5:30 p.m - 11:45 p.m (last pick up at 11:30 p.m.)
  • Phone Number: 910.520.1304

To Request the Point-to-Point Shuttle within 1-mile Radius Location:

  • Call 910.520.1304 and request Point-to-Point.
  • Give your name, pick-up location, campus destination and call-back number.
  • Wait for the Point-to-Point Shuttle.

Customers may request an on campus pick-up/drop-off at one of the following locations:

  • Randall Library Parking Lot
  • Student Recreation Center Shuttle Stop
  • UNCW Station/Teal Terminal (Burney Loop)

Transportation will only be to residence or UNCW S. College Park & Ride Lot. 

Shuttle Service to CREST

Parking & Transportation Services launched provides a shuttle service between UNCW's main campus and the CREST located on Masonboro Loop Road. A wheelchair/disability accessible van is available during shuttle operating hours, if needed. To request the accessible van pickup, call 910.520.1304.

  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Operates on a 60-min schedule. Last round leaves UNCW Station at 5:00 p.m.

Summer Shuttle Schedule

Off Campus Shuttles do NOT operate during the summer. All students, even those within the one-mile radius, may purchase a summer session parking pass for their personal vehicle.

Loop Express Shuttle

Loop Express Shuttle

(While Classes are in Session ONLY)

Monday - Thursday

7:00 a.m. to 5:20 p.m.

CREST Van Shuttle

CREST Van Shuttle

(While Classes are in Session ONLY)

Monday - Thursday


Morning Schedule:

UNCW Station (Burney Loop)

CREST Shuttle Stop


UNCW Station (Burney Loop)

CREST Shuttle Stop to Burney Loop 10:00am (Last AM)

Noon Schedule:

UNCW Station (Burney Loop)

CREST Shuttle Stop


UNCW Station (Burney Loop)

CREST Shuttle Stop 1:30pm
UNCW Station (Burney Loop) 2:00pm
CREST Shuttle Stop to Burney Loop 2:30pm (Last until 4pm)

Afternoon Schedule:

UNCW Station (Burney Loop)

CREST Shuttle Stop


UNCW Station (Burney Loop)

CREST Shuttle Stop to Burney Loop 5:30pm (Last PM)