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Wolfline Information

Murphy Football Center and Wolfline bus at Carter-Finley Stadium.

Wolfline Transit System

Wolfline is NC State’s bus service, tailored to student class schedules but also serving the general public fare-free. Wolfline buses operate every day classes are in session, serving all three campuses, three park-and-ride lots, official NC State housing, and privately owned apartment complexes located on city streets traveled by Wolfline buses on the way to or from these areas.

No university ID, pass, or fare is required to ride! Buses are red, white, and black with the Wolfline logo lettering.

Wolfline buses travel along designated routes and only stop at designated Wolfline stops, some of which are shared stops with city (GoRaleigh) and regional (GoTriangle) transit providers.

Call  919-515-WOLF or email us with your suggestions!

People with low vision or blindness are encouraged to call NC State Transportation at  919-515-3424 for assistance utilizing TransLoc, which provides real-time bus locations along all Wolfline routes.

Riding the Wolfline

The following rules apply when riding the Wolfline.

Shirts and shoes are required at all times when riding. If carrying a large item, it must be able to fit on one’s lap or under one’s seat. Please obey all instructions from your driver.

No firearms, weapons, or dangerous instruments are allowed.

The following are unacceptable behaviors:

  • Eating or drinking on the bus. Any food or drink needs to be in a closed container.
  • Use of tobacco products or vaping.
  • Possession of controlled substances.
  • Sleeping in buses or shelters.
  • Placing feet on the seats.
  • Possession of any weapon.
  • Open alcohol containers.
  • Soliciting or panhandling.
  • Threatening behavior, profanity, or obscene gestures.
  • Behavior or actions that distract the driver.

Passengers are expected to behave in an orderly manner at all times. Any violation of these rules could result in transportation being suspended.

Special Service Periods

Summer Semester

May 6, 2024Summer Service Begins
May 27, 2024No ServiceMemorial Day/University Closed
July 4, 2024No ServiceIndependence Day/University Closed
August 18, 2024Summer Service Ends

For the latest information on weather conditions impacting Wolfline service, please check TVS announcements on Find My Bus or connect with us.

Each weather event is different, but the following are some general adverse weather guidelines for various situations:

  • If class start times are delayed: Wolfline service begins one (1) hour before class start.
  • Classes end early: Wolfline attempts to continue service for two (2) hours after classes end.
  • The university is open, but all classes are canceled: Wolfline operates normal faculty/staff service – Routes 20, 30, 41, 52, and 60.
  • University is CLOSED: No Wolfline service.

Safety is the most important factor in determining whether or not Wolfline operates. If weather conditions change quickly and it becomes unsafe to run buses, service will stop immediately. Please stay informed and be prepared.