DCTA partners with local colleges and universities to provide transit solutions for students, faculty and staff. Each partnership is customized to the specific needs of the organization.
Students, faculty & staff of UNT & NCTC receive free fare with the following DCTA services by presenting their UNT/NCTC identification cards: UNT Campus Shuttles, NCTC Shuttles, Denton Connect Buses and Lewisville Connect Buses.
Additionally, DCTA provides a comprehensive University Pass Program that offers a discounted pass for students, faculty and staff looking to incorporate the A-train in their travels on a regular basis. For more information on the University Pass Program, click here.
Please visit the UNT Transportation website for the most up-to-date schedules during the extended spring break period.
The UNT Campus Shuttle is a DCTA service offered in partnership with University of North Texas (UNT) to provide direct shuttle service to the campus and off campus student-oriented housing.
- UNT Schedules
- UNT Campus Shuttle Hours & Holidays
During the academic year, the UNT Shuttle operates Monday through Friday, with Campus Cruiser service on nights and weekends. Limited summer service is offered late May through mid-August. Click here for a downloadable schedule.
- Cost To Ride
The UNT shuttle is open to any and all riders. Valid DCTA Local AM and PM, Day pass and Regional fare options are accepted. UNT students, faculty and staff with a valid school ID ride the UNT shuttle and connect bus service for no additional fare.
Students, faculty & staff of UNT receive free fare for the following DCTA services by presenting their UNT identification cards: UNT Campus Shuttles, NCTC Shuttles, Denton Connect Buses and Lewisville Connect Buses.
- Route Numbering Cheat Sheet Guide
Effective Monday, August 26, 2019, DCTA will have a new route numbering system for UNT Campus Shuttles. To download a Route Numbering Cheat Sheet, click here.
- Connect Bus Service to UNT
Connect route 7 serves the University of North Texas from the Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) offering transfer opportunities to the A-trai
- How To Get Around
- Additional Services Available
The UNT Parking & Transportation office provides additional transportation programs for UNT students, faculty and staff; such as ridesharing, E-Ride late-night on-demand service, Lyft program and an hourly rental car program.
For more information regarding these programs, please visit www.unt.edu/transit or call 940.565.3020.
DCTA partners with North Central Texas College (NCTC) to provide direct shuttle service to the Corinth, Flower Mound and First State Bank Exchange Downtown Denton campuses as well as provide connectivity between Denton and Lewisville.
- NCTC Schedules
During the academic year, the NCTC Shuttle operates Monday through Friday. The NCTC Shuttle service may not operate during mini-mesters in the winter and spring at the discretion of NCTC.
To view the NCTC North Shuttle, click here.
To view the NCTC South Shuttle, click here.
In Denton, NCTC Shuttle passengers may transfer to and from the Euline Brock Downtown Denton Transit Center via Route 2 and the A-train at the MedPark Station. In Lewisville, passengers may transfer to and from any Lewisville Connect route and utilize the Highland Village Lyft service at Summit and FM 407.
- NCTC Campus Shuttle Hours & Holidays
During the academic year, the NCTC Shuttle operates Monday through Friday. No service on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and days when classes are not held. The campus shuttle may not operate during mini-mesters in the winter and spring at the discretion of North Central Texas College.
To view a downloadable calendar, click here.
- Cost to Ride
The NCTC shuttles are open to any and all riders. Valid DCTA Local AM and PM, Day pass and Regional fare options are accepted. The NCTC Shuttle is provided as part of the NCTC transportation fee. It's simple -- show your valid NCTC ID to the bus operator and enjoy the ride.
Students, faculty & staff of NCTC receive free fare for the following DCTA services by presenting their NCTC identification cards: NCTC Shuttles, Denton Connect Buses and Lewisville Connect Buses, UNT Campus Shuttles.
- How To Get Around
While DCTA don’t have dedicated shuttle services with Texas Woman's University (TWU), we still have services available (Connect Route 6 & A-train) that faculty, staff and students can utilize to get around.
- Cost to Ride
Students may use DCTA A-train, Connect bus and Lewisville Lakeway On-Demand services at a reduced rate by purchasing passes exclusively at the TWU Student Union (room 209). Students who do not purchase passes through the TWU Student Union must pay full fare. Faculty and staff will be required to pay the full fare as well.
- DCTA Service Connections to TWU Campuses
TWU Denton Campus
Connect Route 6 serve Texas Woman's University from the Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) offering transfer opportunities to the A-train.
TWU Dallas Campus*
To get to the TWU Dallas Campus, take the A-train south to the Trinity Mills Station. Transfer to DART's Green Line at the Trinity Mills Station. Get off the Green Line at the Southwest Medical District/Parkland Station and take either Bus Route 405 or Bus Route 453 to the Inwood @ Southwestern Medical stop.
Returning from the TWU Dallas Campus you will pick up Bus Route 453 at the Inwood @ Southwestern Medical stop. Take Bus Route 453 to the Southwest Medical District/Parkland Station where you will catch the Green Line headed north to the Trinity Mills Station. At the Trinity Mills Station transfer to the A-train.
*This trip requires a Regional fare