Services, Commuter

Commuter Services


Commuter Text Alerts 
Need a more convenient way to stay up-to-date on events happening on campus and important information? Click here to sign up for Commuter Text Alerts to receive text messages with information on commuter specific events, various day time and night time events, important dates and deadlines, and other important information. 

Social Media 
Follow us @EasternCommuters on Instagram to stay up to date with important dates, reminders, giveaways and promotion for upcoming commuter events!

Commuter Lockers 
Commuter lockers are located in the Student Government Association Office in the Student Center. Lockers can be rented, free of charge, by visiting the Office of Student Activities (Student Center, Room 224). Lockers are first come, first serve. 

Commuter Newsletter
The Commuter Newsletter is sent monthly to inform commuters about upcoming opportunities and events! The newsletter is emailed to commuters’ Eastern emails so they will automatically receive these updates. If you do not receive the newsletter and wish to be added to our mailing list, please email

Commuter Bulletin Boards
The Commuter Bulletin Boards are located on the second floor of Shakespeare Garage and to the right of the Information Desk in the Student Center. Check these boards for information about upcoming events and on campus resources!

Eastern strives to provide sufficient, safe, and convenient parking for students, staff, and faculty commuting to campus. Review the Parking Regulations Brochure for parking information regarding how to obtain a parking permit/decal, towing, handicap parking, parking appeals, and shuttle bus information.

CT Rides
CTrides is a free program that helps commuters find the best way to get to work or school. They provide resources for choice commuting options throughout Connecticut, including bus, rail, carpools, vanpools, biking, walking, and teleworking. For more information, visit their website.

Safety is a top priority at Eastern, and Public Safety provides several services to ensure that you feel safe while on campus. Visit the services section on the Public Safety webpage to learn about the campus Bluelight Emergency System, Escort Services, and Shuttle Information. Or, you can call public safety at (860) 465-5310 for more information.

Food Services
Meal plans aren’t only for Eastern residents. Did you know there are dining options designed specifically for commuters? Visit the Eastern Card Services Page to find the perfect option for you! Or, if you like to bring a snack along, there are several locations where you can heat food in a microwave, including the first and second floor of the Student Center. Click here for a listing of all the places to eat at while you are at Eastern.

Wood Support Services
You can find many important administrative offices in the Wood Support Services Center, including: Financial Aid, Bursars, and Card Services.

There is a Savings Institute ATM machine located on campus outside of Webb Hall along the pedestrian walkway.