The NU Express
The NU Express — Jump on the Purple Bus!
The Office of Campus Activities sponsors the NU Express community shuttle, allowing NU students to explore and take advantage of many area retail shopping centers every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday during the semester. On the final Sunday of each month, the NU Express takes a group of students to the Galleria Mall for an afternoon of shopping. Above is a picture of the 24-passenger NU Express!
Download the NU Express schedule to the right to view/print the detailed itinerary of places and pick-up/drop-off times.
Dates of Service - Spring 2013
The NU Express will run from Wednesday, Jan. 16, through Sunday, April 28. The NU Express will not run between Wednesday, Feb. 27, and Wednesday, March 13, due to the university’s spring break.
The NU Express will run on Wednesdays from 5-9 p.m. Stops include:
- Aldi Food Market
- Fashion Outlet Mall
- Wal-Mart Supercenter
- Target/Tops Market plaza
Fridays & Saturdays
- Fridays 4-8 p.m.
- Saturdays 2-6 p.m.
On Fridays and Saturdays, the NU Express buses students to the following locations:
- Fashion Outlet Mall featuring over 150 stores
- Wegmans Plaza: Includes Wegmans Grocery Store & Pharmacy, Super Cuts, Game Stop, UPS Store
- Wal-Mart Supercenter Plaza: Includes Wal-Mart Supercenter, Hobby Lobby, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chili's and Olive Garden
- Target Plaza: Includes Target Store & Pharmacy, T.J. Maxx, Dollar Tree, Taco Bell, Total Tan, Party City, and banking options
When boarding the NU Express in front of the Gallagher Center, simply show your valid NU I.D., sign in, and enjoy this complimentary service as an NU student! Save some gas while enjoying a comfortable ride...grab your friends and enjoy!
Many Lewiston businesses also give NU student discounts! Check out a complete list of Preferred Merchants.
Monthly Sunday Trips to Galleria Mall
The final Sunday of each month at 1 p.m., the NU Express will take a group of 25 students to the Galleria Mall located approximately 35 minutes away in Cheektowaga, N.Y., for a full day of shopping and off-campus relaxation. The bus will depart from in front of the Gallagher Center and return to campus at approximately 6 p.m. Be sure to download the complete schedule for exact dates and more details!