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SafeRide is a service dedicated to assault prevention, to OSU students, Faculty and Staff. One of the most important services we offer is free transportation to and from campus and surrounding city limits for all OSU students. To call for a ride, dial 541.737.5000 or download our smartphone app "TapRide". Before calling, please review our policies, boundaries and hours of operation.

Map of area Serviced by SafeRide


SafeRide Policies

SafeRide is available to all OSU students, faculty, and staff only.

**Current ONID information is required to request a ride though the SafeRide Program**
SafeRide is entirely funded by student fees, a fee paid by every student attending Oregon State.

Hours of Operation

6:00 pm to 3:00 am

Open seven days a week, with exception to major United State Holidays.

  • We do not drop off at commercial locations.
  • if an accomidation for a disability is needed please request upon calling (e.g. Request a honk if blind upon arrival, turn on flashers if deaf, wheelchair accessible van)
  • Priority is given to academic and work-related rides
  • SafeRide reserves the right to refuse service.
  • SafeRide does not accommodate inappropriate behavior or requests.
  • SafeRide provides rides to groups of “five” or less. 
  • SafeRide vehicles only go within posted boundaries. Please refer to our website for specific boundaries.
  • SafeRide drivers should be treated with respect by their passengers.
  • Our drivers are here to help you so courteous behavior is expected.
  • SafeRide will not wait more than five minutes past the given wait time.  Our drivers are on a tight schedule; extensive waits will cause problems with our schedule.
  • Smoking, eating, and consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in SafeRide vehicles.
  • SafeRide is a service to provide safe transportation of Students, Faculty and Staff; SafeRide does not service non OSU students, family members, children or pets.  


If you would like more information on services, programs or activities available through SafeRide, please contact us. 

External Director: Austin Miller

Contact by Phone: 541.737.5000

Contact by E-mail: saferide.exernal@oregonstate.edu




Internal Director: James Harmon

Contact by Phone: 541.737.5000

Contact by E-mail: saferide.internal@oregonstate.edu


Faculty Advisor: Drew Desilet

Contact by Phone: 541.737.8237







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