Parking and Transportation

The following is the schedule for open parking for the remainder of the 2018-19 academic year.  
Please note that a valid and current University of Michigan-Flint parking permit is required during any "open parking" period. 
Open parking is not available in Lot P (WSW loop) or the Northbank Center parking deck.
          Open Parking Scheduled for 18-19 Academic Year
Ø  ALL FRIDAYS                                            Fall/Winter Semester
Ø  December 19, 2018 thru
     January 6, 2019                                        Holiday Season
Ø  January 21, 2019                                      MLK Day
Ø  March 4, 2019 thru
     March 10, 2019                                        Spring Recess
Ø  April 20, 2019                                           Study Day
Ø  April 29, 2019 thru
     September 2, 2019                                  Spring/Summer Open Parking Season
DPS Announces TapRide

Tap Ride App

You can now request rides across campus on demand using the Tap Ride app. For more information on Tap Ride Click HERE. You can download the new app on the Apple Store or Google Play store.
Below are a few tips on how to register for the Tap Ride services. 
  • Download Tap Ride to your mobile device
  • Open the Application and scroll down to where you see University of Michigan Flint
  • Choose University of Michigan Flint and you will sign in using your University credentials
  • Please provide your phone number in case our drivers or dispatchers need to contact you
  • Once signed up, you can then request a ride within our campus Geo-Fence
  • We have predetermined pick up and drop off locations but if your residence is within the Geo-Fence, you can provide the address.
  • Once requested, you will be provided with an ETA and see the location of our Safe Ride van that will be picking you up
 If you have any questions about our Safe Ride services, please contact us at 810.762.3330. Safe Ride hours of operation and pick up and drop off locations are found on our website or Facebook page.

Transportation Services at UM-Flint

DPS Safe Ride Services at UM-Flint

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As part of the Department of Public Safety's ongoing commitment to ensuring the safety of our students, faculty and staff and providing the highest quality customer service possible, in partnership with Student Government, we are pleased to announce Safe Ride! 

Safe Ride, operated by Public Safety Student Patrol Officers, is a free transportation service that operates within specific campus geographic boundaries. 

DPS continues to revisit and adjust the Safe Ride service schedule of operation based on feedback. Please contact your Student Government representative or Public Safety to provide feedback. 

DPS Safe Ride