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WOU's Safe Ride Program


The mission of the WOLF Ride: WOU's Safe Ride program is to provide a free and reliable shuttle service to students of Western Oregon University who would otherwise walk alone at night and risk their safety or possible assault. WOLF Ride will provide a safer environment for all students by increasing public awareness of our services and the dangers of assault.


Announcements: Service will be interrupted on Saturday, May 16, between 7:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. to give rides to and from the Cinderella Ball and service will be delayed on Wednesday, May 20 until approximately 6:15 p.m.


WOLF Ride service will provide special rides to Salem during Finals Week on June 9, 10, 11, or 12. Need a ride to Amtrak station or to catch the shuttle from Salem to PDX? WOLF Ride will take you to Salem for only $10. Fill-out the Request Form and turn it into our office by June 2. Bring the form to Werner University Center Room 203, or Fax the form to 503.838.8511..


The WOLF Ride program is operated by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs. Students can call 503.428.7238 at any time to request a ride between the hours of 5:00pm and 12:00am, Monday through Sunday. Ride requests are taken on a first come, first served basis (there is no "route.". If you call prior to operating hours or the driver cannot take your call, please leave a message on the voicemail stating the following:

If you have questions regarding the WOLF Ride program (no ride requests), please call the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs at 503.838.8221.


To request a ride, please call 503.428.7238.

You must be a current WOU student.

Rides are First Come, First Served




To view the program map, please click here


Approved uses of WOLF Ride:

Transportation to/from the grocery store


Transportation to/from a restaurant


Transportation to/from WOU campus


Transportation to/from renting a movie or seeing a movie


Transportation to/from anywhere within WOLF Ride boundaries


WOLF Ride is not to be used as a designated driver service.

Intoxicated students will be refused service.


Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs 503-838-8221 | or e-mail: