UAlbany Bus Route Descriptions

Uptown Circulator: Route 2
Clockwise: West on University Drive
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Operate via Jose Marti Drive, to a right on Tri-Centennial Drive. At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Tri-Centennial Drive, to a left on University Drive, slight right to stay on West University Drive, West University Drive turns slightly right to Collins Circle Bus Stop. Leave via right on West University Drive, to a right into Liberty Terrace Apartments. Leaving Liberty Terrace, return to East University Drive, to a right on East University Drive, to 3rd right into SEFCU Arena Bus Stop. From SEFCU Arena circle, proceed left on road around return to a right on East University Drive, to right into the Social Science Bus Stop. Leave Social Science, return to University Drive, to a left on University Drive, to right on Tri-Centennial Drive. At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Tri-Centennial Drive, to a left onto Jose Marti Drive, to a right remaining on Jose Marti Drive until Freedom Quad Bus Stop.

Counterclockwise: East on University Drive.
Operate via Jose Marti Drive, to a right on Tri-Centennial Drive. At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Tri-Centennial Drive, at University Drive intersection continue straight into Social Science Bus Stop. Leave Social Science, return to University Drive, to a left on University Drive, to 1st left into SEFCU Arena Bus Stop. From SEFCU Arena circle, proceed left on road to University Drive, to left on East University Drive, to a left into Liberty Terrace Apartments. Leaving Liberty Terrace, return to East University Drive, to a left on East University Drive, slight left into Collins Circle. Leave Collins Circle Bus Stop via left on West University Drive, to a left to stay on West University Drive, to right on Tri-Centennial Drive. At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Tri-Centennial Drive, to a left onto Jose Marti Drive, to a right remaining on Jose Marti Drive until Freedom Quad Bus Stop.

Patroon Creek Shuttle: Route 4
Leave Social Science, return to University Drive, to a right on University Drive, slight right to stay on West University Drive, West University Drive turns slightly right to Collins Circle Bus Stop. Leave via left on the SUNY perimeter road to the next right to a right on Washington Avenue to the first entrance to the Harriman Campus (2nd entrance for the State Office Campus), take the third left and loop around to the outer road and turn right on Patroon Creek Boulevard. Go over the first speed bump and turn right to the end and turn left into the Health Center Complex. Pickup and Drop-off underneath canopy.
Leaving Health Center, return to Patroon Creek Boulevard, turn left to the end turn right back onto the access road (Do not immediately cross over the three lanes.), bear left onto Washington Avenue west, to a left into the SUNY Campus across from I-90 entrance, to West University Drive. Slight right to continue on West University Drive, to left at Tri-Centennial Drive into Social Science Bus Stop.

Downtown Campus Shuttle: Route 1
Leave Social Science, return to University Drive, to a left on University Drive, to 1st left into SEFCU Arena Bus Stop. From SEFCU Arena circle, proceed left on road to University Drive, to left on University Drive, next right to Western Ave. Left on Western Ave., left on North Lake Avenue, to right on Washington Avenue, to front of Draper Hall.

Leave Draper Hall, to right on Robin Street, to right on Western Avenue, to right into SUNY Campus, to left on University Drive, to 3rd right into SEFCU Arena Bus Stop. From SEFCU Arena circle, proceed left on road around return to a right University Drive, to right into the Social Science Bus Stop.

East Campus Shuttle/Albany Law-Med via Madison Avenue: Route 3
Leave Social Science, return to University Drive, to a left on University Drive, to 1st left into SEFCU Arena Bus Stop. From SEFCU Arena circle, proceed left on road to University Drive, to left on University Drive, next right to Western Ave. Left on Western Ave., bear right on Madison Ave, to a right on Quail Street, to left on New Scotland Avenue. Leaving Albany Law Bus Stop (New Scotland Ave & Holland Ave) via New Scotland Avenue, to right on Madison Ave, to a left on South Pearl Street, to a right onto Dunn Memorial Bridge, to the Route 9&20 exit. Continue eastbound on Route 9&20, to left on Discovery Drive (into East Campus), to a left on University Place, turn right to stay on University Place. Circulate at the dead-end of University Place, to layover point.

Leaving East Campus Bus Stop via University Place, to a right on Discovery Drive, to a right on Route 9&20, to the entrance onto the Dunn Memorial Bridge, to the South Pearl Street exit. Left on South Pearl Street, to right on Madison Ave, to a left on New Scotland Avenue. Leaving Albany Law Bus Stop (New Scotland Ave & Capital District Psychiatric Center) via New Scotland Avenue, to a right on Quail Street, to left on Madison Ave., into Rt. 20, Western Ave, to right into SUNY Campus, to left on University Drive, to 3rd right into SEFCU Arena Bus Stop. From SEFCU Arena circle, proceed left on road around return to a right University Drive, to right into the Social Science Bus Stop.

Shopping Bus: Route 5       

Leaving Liberty Terrace, return to East University Drive, to a right on East University Drive to right into the Social Science Bus Stop. Leave Social Science, return to University Drive, to a left on University Drive, to right on Tri-Centennial Drive. At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Tri-Centennial Drive, to a left onto Jose Marti Drive, to a right remaining on Jose Marti Drive until Freedom Quad Bus Stop. Operate via Jose Marti Drive, to a right on Tri-Centennial Drive. At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on Tri-Centennial Drive, to a left on University Drive, then the 1st left into Empire Commons (Liberty Ln). Stop at crosswalks that will be designated bus stops. At the stop sign, take a right, then another right onto Excelsior Dr back to West University Drive. Left on West University Drive, then slight right to stay on West University Drive, West University Drive turns slightly right to Collins Circle Bus Stop.

Monday Walmart Trips (From Collins Circle)
Leave via left on the SUNY perimeter road to the next right to a left on Washington Avenue, continue on Washington Avenue into Washington Avenue Extension past Crossgates Mall ramp. At the first traffic light turn right on Springsteen Road into Crossgates Commons. Continue on road to go down into the rear of Walmart. Take the first right before the end (Access Rd) and stop at the Lower Level rear of Walmart.

Going back to campus, leave Walmart to right on North Frontage Road, to a left on Springsteen Road at traffic light, left on Washington Avenue Extension, into Washington Avenue, take the 3rd entrance to UAlbany (across from Fairfield Inn) to a left on East University Drive back to Liberty Terrace.

Thursday Colonie Center Trips (From Collins Circle)
Leave via left on the SUNY perimeter road to the next right to a left on Washington Avenue, merge right on Fuller Road exit, take right onto Fuller Road go through 2 rotary’s to remain on Fuller Road, left on Central Avenue, stop at CDTA BusPlus stop Colonie Station, turn right into Colonie Center at traffic light, turn right onto Colonie Center access road, proceed on access road along the cemetery to the end part of Boscov’s, take left at the end of the parking aisles to the first left to remain along the mall. Bus stop will be at the traffic circle for the Colonie Center Rear Entrance between Boscov’s and The Christmas Tree Shop.
Going back to campus, leave Colonie Center Rear Entrance return to access road, to right on access road, to first left to exit Colonie Center. Turn left on Central Avenue, to right on Fuller Road, go through 2 rotary’s, at the second rotary remain in left lane to circulate up to Washington Avenue take the 3rd entrance to UAlbany (across from Fairfield Inn) to a left on East University Drive back to Liberty Terrace.