Accessible Van Service

Purpose

The Accessible Van Service (AVS) provides convenient, scheduled service to those Institute members who have disabilities or medical conditions that limit mobility.
The service features a wheelchair accessible van with wide aisles and low easy access. The AVS operates between RIT academic buildings and RIT Housing.
Qualified Institute members must make arrangements in advance in order to be provided with reliable service.

Service Dates & Times

The AVS is available during academic semesters, Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm.
                      Fall Semester:                                                          Spring Semester
                         Aug. – Dec.                                                                   Jan – May
During holiday break, Intersession, & Summer Session, AVS is not available. However, all RIT shuttle buses are ADA-accessible and operate throughout the year.

How to Acquire Services

  • Complete the attached Service Request Form and Schedule Form.
  • Return them to Dave Baldwin in Parking & Transportation or the RIT Disability Services Office.
  • When completing the schedule form, please identify exact pick-up locations. All pick-up sites must be on a  paved roadway or in parking lot near an accessible ramp or entrance.
  • Accessible Vans will not drive on pedestrian walkways or unpaved surfaces.

 

Forms

 AVS Service Request Form
 AVS Schedule Form

Other Services

For information about Handicapped Parking Permits, please visit our website: www.rit.edu/fa/parking/parking

Disability Services

The Disability Services Office is committed to providing equal access to programs, services and physical facilities to students with disabilities or medical conditions.


To request adjustments or modifications related to a disability or to obtain more information regarding disability services, please refer to our web page at: www.rit.edu/dso

Contact Information

                                Dave Baldwin                                      Alyson Jones
                     RIT Transportation Services                       Disability Services
                        1318 Grace Watson Hall                  1150 Student Alumni Union
                          Phone (585) 475-7300                        Phone (585) 475-2023
                            Fax (585) 475-7510                              Fax (585) 475-2215
                          Email dlbfms@rit.edu                          Email aljldc@rit.edu