Campus Transportation

If you ever find yourself scrambling to find a ride to campus or walking down Route 45, alongside the busy traffic, consider using one of these local and affordable resources to get to campus safely!

Ride Mass Transit

  • 1-866-389-7536 or check out their website
  • Visit the website for your county’s dispatch number and check availability or schedule a ride
  • Serving 18 counties including Clark, Crawford, Cumberland, Edgar, Effingham & Jasper counties
  • $30 monthly pass for unlimited rides on existing routes

Coles County Shuttle

  • 217-348-7074
  • Offers rides between Charleston and Mattoon
  • Call for pricing


Lake Land College Perkins Program

  • 217-234-5372
  • Possible assistance with transportation costs to qualified applicants

Open Door Program

  • 217-549-2987
  • Can possibly provide one-time gas assistance for crisis intervention