2013-14 MUSF Chicago Bus Trips

        
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2013-14 MUSF Chicago Bus Trips


The Miami University Student Foundation (MUSF) offers a Chicago Bus Trip Service as a convenient, economical, and safe way for students to return home to the Chicago area during official University breaks.  All profits from these bus trips help support the eight, $2,500.00 scholarships that MUSF awards each year to deserving Miami students.

The bus will stop along the Tri-State Tollway (I-80/294/94) at the following locations: the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis, the Hinsdale Oasis, the O'Hare Oasis, the Lake Forest Oasis, and the McDonald's in Kenosha, WI (12214 75th Street, Kenosha, WI 53142). Please see the Chicago Area Departure Information section below for more details. Pick up and drop off at Miami University is on OAK Street in front of the Goggin.


Terms of Purchases

  • The Bus Trip is $125 per round trip ticket.  Space is limited, so please purchase tickets as early as possible to assure a spot on the bus.
  • Only round trip tickets are sold.  No one-way tickets are sold.
  • After your order is processed you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your order.
  • Students riding the bus are responsible for getting to the bus on time.  The buses will not wait for tardy passengers.
  • Bus Trip tickets will be e-mailed (we use the e-mail address given at the time of purchase) one week prior to the departure date.
  • If trips are sold out, you can request to be added to the wait list by completing this form.
  • There is a refund/cancellation policy for purchased bus tickets.  Please see the Refund/Cancellation Policy section below.

 

Purchase Tickets

Bus trips are now available.  Click here to register.

Fall Break
Thurs., Oct. 10, 2013 - Sun., Oct. 13, 2013

1:00 PM
5:30 PM

Thanksgiving Break
Tues., Nov. 26, 2013 - Sun., Dec. 1, 2013

1:00 PM
5:30 PM

Winter Break
Fri., Dec. 13, 2013 - Sun., Jan. 26, 2014

1:00 PM
5:30 PM

Spring Break
Fri., March 21, 2014 - Sun., March 30, 2014
*Only one bus is offered for Spring Break due to lack of interest*

5:30 PM*

 

Oxford Departure Information

Estimated arrival times in Chicago are as follows:

Leave Oak Street In Front of Goggin
1:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Leave Oak Street In Front of Goggin
5:30 PM (Eastern Time)

 

 

Arrives Chicago (Central Time):

Arrives Chicago (Central Time):

Chicago Southland
Lincoln Oasis: 5:00 PM

Chicago Southland
Lincoln Oasis: 9:30 PM

Hinsdale Oasis: 5:30 PM

Hinsdale Oasis: 10:00 PM

O'Hare Oasis: 6:00 PM

O'Hare Oasis: 10:30 PM

Lake Forest Oasis: 6:30 PM

Lake Forest Oasis: 11:00 PM

McDonald's Kenosha, WI: 7:00 PM

McDonald's Kenosha, WI: 11:30 PM

 

Chicago Area Departure Information

BOTH busses will leave the McDonald's (12214 75th Street, Kenosha, WI 53142) at Exit 344 off of I-94 at 11:30 am (Central Time) on all return trips to Oxford.  All return times to Oxford are estimates.  Please allow at least one half hour for each subsequent stop.  The busses will leave promptly at the times indicated, so we suggest arriving at your departure location 30 minutes early.  The busses will load on the south/east bound side of the Oases.

Click here if you would like a map of the Tri-State Tollway from the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority.

Leave Kenosha
11:30 AM (Central Time)

McDonald's at Exit 344 on I-94 (US-Hwy 50)

Lake Forest Oasis
12:00 PM (Central Time)

Milepost marker 60: Tri-State Tollway (I-94)

O'Hare Oasis
12:30 PM (Central Time)

Milepost marker 38: Tri-State Tollway (I-294)

Hinsdale Oasis
1:00 PM (Central Time)

Milepost marker 25: Tri-State Tollway (I-294)

Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis
1:30 PM (Central Time)

Milepost marker 1: Tri-State Tollway (I-80/294)

Passengers are estimated to arrive in Oxford at approximately
7:30 PM (Eastern Time).

 

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Refunds are only given for pre-paid tickets by submitting a request using this form two weeks prior to the departure date. MUSF will return $85.00 to the purchaser upon the timely completion of a refund request form. A $40 administrative fee will be retained for each refunded ticket. If a refund request is not submitted by the deadline (see dates below), NO refund will be granted.

Refund Request Deadline Dates

Fall Break Bus Trip

Thurs., Sept. 26, 2013 – 5:00 PM

Thanksgiving Break Bus Trip

Tues., Nov. 12, 2013 – 5:00 PM

Winter Break Bus Trip

Fri., Nov. 29, 2013 – 5:00 PM

Spring Break Bus Trip

Fri., March 7, 2014 – 5:00 PM

 

One Way Tickets

No one-way tickets will be sold.

Contact Us

If you have any questions concerning the bus service, please do not hesitate to contact us using this form.

Thank you for your interest in the Chicago Bus Trips Service!


 
 

Steering Committee

Blaire Wilson
Executive Chair
wilsonbv@miamioh.edu

Todd Kovin
Vice Chair of Internal Relations
kovintj@miamioh.edu
(Bus Trips)

Madison Reger
regermm@miamioh.edu
and
Samantha Morrissey
morrissf@miamioh.edu
Vice Chairs of Membership
(New Member Recruitment,
New and Continuing Member
Education)

Erica Oldfield
oldfieea@miamioh.edu
and
Lauren Tancer
Tancerle@miamioh.edu
Traditions Committee Co-Chairs
(Homecoming, Traditions)

Emily Marcum
marcume2@miamioh.edu
and
Trevor Jordan
jordantp@miamioh.edu
FASECom Committee Co-Chairs
(Family Weekend Auction and Senior Week)

Jacob McCafferty
mccaffjd@miamioh.edu
Alumni  Relations Committee Chair
(Alumni/University Relations
Newsletters, Campus Tours,
M&M’s etc.)

Adam Wakefield
wakefi@miamioh.edu
Senior Class Gift Chair


    

Contact Us

MUSF Office on campus
3027 Armstrong Student Center
(513) 529-1247

Mailing Address:
Miami University Student Foundation
Murstein Alumni Center
725 East Chestnut Street
Oxford, OH 45056

MUSF Director
Caroline McClellan '07
513-529-1416


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