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.


There are four ways to schedule a BOSS ride:

Download the TapRide app! 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

Call 414-229-6503

Schedule a ride at our walk-up window in the Union at Transportation Services (WG 25). All rides leaving the Union must be scheduled via the walk-up window


Hours of Operation

Fall and Spring Semester:
B.O.S.S.
6pm – 2am Daily

Off-Campus Shuttle
7 am – 6 pm Monday – Friday
(Service to and from University Services and Research Building, School of Freshwater Sciences, Global Water Center, Zilber School of Public Health, and Innovation Campus only)

Summer/Winterim:
B.O.S.S.
7pm – 12am Daily

Off-Campus Shuttle
7 am – 7 pm Monday – Friday
(Service to and from University Services and Research Building and Innovation Campus only)

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