Bike racks are located in dozens of locations around campus, including outside academic buildings and residence halls. Students are strongly encouraged to use a U-bolt locks instead of traditional chain locks.
Notre Dame Security Police provides a bike registration service. Registration is free and can be completed in person (with the bicycle) at Hammes Mowbray Hall, by flagging down an NDSP officer. Bicycles parked or stored in violation of regulations may be removed and impounded at the owner’s expense. Abandoned, unsecured or unregistered bikes may be impounded at owner’s expense.
A local map of bike lanes is available online by the Office of Sustainability.


Transpo, the South Bend-based bus company, offers free service for students.  Route #7 leaves from the Hesburgh Library circle drive and travels to University Park Mall and Downtown South Bend near Four Winds Field (minor league baseball stadium). 

Through a partnership with Notre Dame's Student Government, Transpo also offers route #7A (commonly referred to as the "midnight express") for late night travel between Roseland, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, and Downtown South Bend.

Transpo also operates The Sweep (route #17) for service between Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College.


Zipcar is the world’s leading car-sharing service. The option of renting a high-efficiency and low-cost Zipcar encourages students on campuses across the country to leave their cars at home during the school year. Zipcars are available 24/7 to all students, faculty, and staff members, ages 18 and older. Gas, 180 miles per day, insurance, reserved parking spots and roadside assistance are included. Cars can be reserved anywhere from an hour to four days. Rates start at $8 per hour and $66 per day (24 hours). ND students, faculty and staff can join at