BOSS has expanded boundaries! Take a look on our boundaries page by clicking here!


BOSS is safe ride service available to UWM students, operating every day between the hours of 6 pm and 2 am during the traditional academic calendar. Students may get a ride within the area of our boundaries, which are Capitol Dr. to the north, MLK/3rd St. to the west, Brady St. to the south, and Lake Michigan to the east. BOSS is completely funded through segregated fees, there are no additional charges to use the service. Rides may be scheduled using our free app TapRide, which is available for download from the Apple store or Google Play, or by calling (414) 229-6503.


To request a B.O.S.S. ride call 414-229-6503.

Download the TapRide app too! Rides may be requested from your smartphone (android / apple)

If you do not have a smartphone, you can also request rides online through this desktop link uwm.edu/parking/saferide


BOSS will close at 2 am on Saturday, May 20 and reopen at 7 pm on Tuesday, May 30.
Summer hours will be 7 pm – 12 am daily

Off-Campus Shuttle will close at 9 pm on Friday, May 19 and reopen at 7 am on Tuesday, May 30.
Summer hours will be 7 am – 7 pm

Service is only between campus and the University Services and Research Building (USRB), for off-campus shuttle during the summer.


Students looking to ride from the Union should not call in. Instead, you should check in at our office located in the Transportation Services Office WG25 (Union Map). If the Union is closed, you may call the regular schedule line.

Fall and Spring Semesters
Hours of Operation

6:00pm – 2:00am
7 days per week

Winter and Summer Semesters
Hours of Operation

7:00pm – 12:00am
7 days per week

B.O.S.S. is funded through student segregated fees as appropriated by the UWM Student Association.