Semester and holiday breaks
Compass Coach and CMU partner to provide students with discounted rates for bus transportation to/from Detroit and Chicago. Locations include Detroit Metro Airport, Chicago's Union Station, New Buffalo, downtown Detroit, and Troy.
Trips coincide with Thanksgiving, winter and spring breaks, and the end of the semester.
Exact dates, itineraries, and rates are available here.
Daily to/from Chicago
By bus: An Indian Trails bus travels direct daily between Chicago's Union Station and CMU's campus. A slightly cheaper bus option includes a stop in East Lansing.
By train: The nearest train depot is located in East Lansing Buses run between East Lansing and Mount Pleasant daily.
Please consult the following official sites listed for exact up-to-date information.
Enterprise CarShare program
Consider leaving your car at home and bringing one less thing with you to school by taking advantage of the Enterprise CarShare program. It is an automated rental process where, once you're a member, all you need to rent an Enterprise CarShare vehicle is access to the internet. Vehicles are conveniently parked on campus and available 24/7.
See complete details here.