Campus and community resources to help students have access to transportation.
Free assistance is available. Meet with the Basic Needs Coordinator: schedule an appointment.
Columbia College Shuttle
Columbia College offers a shuttle service during the evening hours during the fall and spring semesters. The shuttle drives in a continuous loop of the campus from student parking lots to classroom buildings. For more information, contact the campus public safety center at (209) 588-5167.
Tuolumne County Transit Bus Service
Tuolumne County Transit is the public transportation system for Tuolumne County. Currently, bus fare is free of charge. Access the
Tuolumne Country Transit bus route schedule
to find out when and where the bus travels routinely.
Students who present their Student ID card can ride any route, any time for free.
Tuolumne County Transit has a dial-your-ride service for travelers who need specific pick up and drop off times. Riders should call at least one day in advance to schedule their ride. To schedule a ride, call (209) 532-0404. Access the map t o see availabilities for the Dial-your-Ride service.
Calaveras Connect is the public transit system for Calaveras County. Students who present their Student ID card can ride any route, any time for free.
Access the Calaveras Connect bus route schedule to find out when and where the bus travels routinely.
Calaveras Connect has a Direct-Connect dial-a-ride service where people can call the bus service and schedule a time to be picked up throughout the week. Riders should call t he bus by 3 pm the day before a person wishes to travel. A ride can be reserved up to 7 days in advance. The Direct-Connect dial-a-ride service can be scheduled by calling (209) 754-4450. Access the map to see availabilities for the Dial-a-Ride service.
California's Low Cost Auto Insurance
California has a low cost auto insurance program (CLCA) for people who meet certain requirements.
Apply online at California's Low Cost Auto Insurance
If you meet the following requirements you may be elligible for low-cost auto insurance:
- Have a current valid California driver's license
- Own a vehicle valued at or under $25,000
- Meet income eligibility guidelines (1 person maximum income $36,450 annually)
- Are at least 16 years old
- Have a 'good' driving record
Example: For one person living in Tuolumne county who has not been licensed for over 3 years and is over age 18: annual premium for auto insurance may be $393.