Loyola University Chicago

Campus Transportation

8-RIDE Program

All students will be able to register and schedule your own 8 Ride reservations, receive estimated arrival times and track vehicle locations using the new 8 Ride portal from web enabled devices.

To begin using the reservations portal, please follow the registration instructions:

1.  Visit: https://onemv.mvtransit.com/loyola

2.  Select a social media account by choosing Facebook, Twitter or Google.

3.  Associate this account by entering your Email Address and 11-digit Student ID.

4.  Once you’ve successfully authenticated your account you can begin making reservations.


The 8 Ride reservations line is still available at 8.7433 on-campus, or 773.508.7433 off-campus and can also be used to answer any questions about the registration process.


Our goal is provide prompt, safe, and quality service.

8-RIDE is busiest during inclement weather. Please be patient, plan your trip accordingly, and call ahead 20–30 minutes to schedule your pick up.

Please assist us by following these 8-RIDE rules:

  • You must present a valid Loyola ID to the driver in order to use the service. U-Pass or Drivers License is NOT acceptable.
  • The 8-RIDE service is available for current students, faculty and staff only.
  • You may transport as much luggage or groceries as you can fit on your lap.
  • Transporting alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited.
  • No loud talking on cell phones inside the van.
  • Hoyne Field pick ups are only during practices or games.
  • Animals are not allowed in the vans.
  • During busy times, drivers will wait for only three minutes for passenger pick up.
  • Treat your driver with respect.
  • Profanity is unacceptable.
  • Off-campus drop off and pick up locations are: private residences, Walgreens, and CTA stops.
  • 8-RIDE starts taking calls at 6:30 p.m.

Anyone not following the rules of 8-RIDE will be reported to Judicial Affairs and appropriate action will be taken.

  • North—Touhy Avenue
  • West—Clark Street
  • South—Thorndale Avenue
  • East—Lake Michigan

Hours of operation when school is in session:

Regular service: Monday–Sunday 6:30 p.m.–2:30 a.m.
(Last call taken at 2:15 a.m.)

Extended Hours: Friday and Saturday 2:30 a.m.–4 a.m.
(Last call taken at 3:45 a.m.)

7 Days a Week (when service is in session)
Late night pick-ups at the Southeast lobby of Cuneo Hall between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.

The first scheduled pick up will take place at 10 p.m. and depart every half hour with the last departure at 4 a.m. The vans will drop off passengers within the boundaries of the 8-RIDE service.

Cuneo Departure Schedule 7 Days a Week

10 p.m. 10:30 p.m. 11 p.m. 11:30 p.m. 12 a.m.
12:30 a.m. 1 a.m. 1:30 a.m. 2 a.m. 2:30 a.m.
3 a.m. 3:30 a.m. 4 a.m.  

8.7433 on-campus, or 773.508.7433 off-campus

Please keep in mind that 8-RIDE is busiest during inclement weather. Be patient, plan your trip accordingly, and call ahead 20-30 minutes to schedule your pick up.