Averett’s Cougar Express offers free van service from the Main Campus to our North and River View Campuses. The Cougar Express operates Monday – Friday at specific scheduled times when classes are in session. Flyers will also be available in each residence hall and the schedule will display on the Campus Touchscreens. The van stops at the corner of Woodland Drive and Townes Street (Main Campus-Jut’s Cafe), at the North Campus Grant Center classroom entrance, and at the River View Campus. Special YMCA trips are scheduled as well. Please check your student email often. AU transportation services reservers the right to cancel any route that does not have ridership.


The University is pleased to be able to offer shuttle service to and from both the Raleigh-Durham (RDU) and Greensboro (PTI/GSO) on selected days (the start and finish of each semester). Arrangements must be made through the Dean of Students office.

Students are asked to pay the AU transportation fee of $40.00 to the University Cashier and complete the Transportation Form as soon as travel plans are established.

AU fee is $40 each way to RDU and PTI airports.   Students must complete the transportation form at least 2 weeks (14 days) prior to the travel date. In the event you are traveling on days the shuttle is not available, alternative service may be secured at the Raleigh Airport by visiting or the Greensboro Airport by visiting