Taxi Ride Share

Taxi service between St. John’s campus and the Department of Ocean Sciences

There will be a change in transportation services between St. John’s campus and the Department of Ocean Sciences for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, honorary undergraduate students and MUCEP students as of Sept. 5, 2023.

The Department of Ocean Sciences has implemented a taxi service between St. John’s campus and the department. The pick-up location for the taxi service is the Music Building drop off location is the University Centre. Pickup and drop off for the Department of Ocean Sciences’ is the main parking lot in front of the bus shelter.

Beginning Sept. 5, 2023, Ocean Sciences Main Office will coordinate the taxi service , with a possible transition later in the year for the coordination of the service to graduate students. To avail of the taxi service, the following procedure must be used:

  • All users must use this Google Form for booking/scheduling purposes. Please contact, if you experience difficulties accessing the Google form.
  • If you will be using the taxi service, please complete your information on this Google form weekly and submit your form(s) for your taxi service requirements by 3:00 p.m. every Friday for the upcoming week.
  • Based on the information received through the Google form the appropriate number of taxis will be ordered by Donna Inkpen to pick up the students registered for a specific ride. 
  • If you need to make a change (cancellation or addition) to the taxi rides you requested please email, by 2:00 p.m. the day before the change is needed.
  • Once the ride is complete one of the riders will need to ask for a form to complete that will include the rider's name, number of passengers in the vehicle (not including the driver), the date and time of the ride. No payment is required of the riders. Billing for the service will be done directly with the department. 

The schedule and number of taxi runs for Monday-Friday is outlined below. Please note that as the semester progresses, this may change to better fit the needs of the users.

Departure Time

Departure Location

Arrival Time

Arrival Location

8:30 AM

Music Bldg.
St. John’s campus

8:45 AM

Ocean Sciences

1:00 PM

Ocean Sciences

1:15 PM

University Centre
St. John's Campus

1:15 PM

Music Bldg,
St. John's campus

1:30 PM

Ocean Sciences

4:45 PM

Ocean Sciences

5:00 PM

University Centre
St. John's Campus











As per the current practice, the Department of Ocean Sciences will continue to offer one taxi ride to and from the university on the weekends and holidays.  This is organized by the graduate students.

*In the event of a university closure the taxi service will be suspended until the university re-opens.

The Department of Ocean Sciences and the Department of Sustainability and Climate Action will continue to work with graduate students towards sustainable transportation options. Please reach out with feedback.