is a shuttle service sponsored by the Illinois College Student Senate and coordinated with the West Central Mass Transit system, providing transportation for enrolled students between the campus and Springfield, Illinois (airport and train stations - Airport and Amtrak code SPI) at the beginning and end of each semester, and at the time of breaks.
There are 12 or 13 rides offered per semester. Every effort has been made to devise a schedule accommodating students’ domestic and international travel patterns
. Please plan your travel arrangements according to this schedule.
*At all other times, be prepared to make your own arrangements for transportation to or from campus*
There is a $5.00 fee each way. Reservations must be received by 12 noon on the last regular work day prior to any given IC Ride; please refer to the IC Rides Schedule for details.
If you ride without a prior reservation, you will be charged the $5.00 each way fee, plus an additional $10.00 fee and will be treated as a stand-by passenger ( you will know only at the time of departure whether there is space available).
No-shows (those who made a reservation, but are not there at the time of departure or pick-up) will be charged the $5.00 fee as well as a $10.00 no-show penalty.
Reservations are required to guarantee pick-up on an IC Ride. (i.e. if you arrive at the airport in Springfield and expect pick-up, but the driver only knows about arrivals at the train station, the van will not come to the airport).
IC Rides Waiver and Release
New Incoming Students:
Please note that International Student Orientation, Registration Days and Welcome Week take place before the semester and hence are not
included in the regular IC Rides
schedule. We will arrange your transportation to campus separately. For your pickup in Springfield, please contact your Admissions Counselor
. Be sure to provide full
travel details, including date, times, flight numbers, and/or trains for all
air and ground travel.