Lyft Program

Willamette has partnered with Lyft to provide students a new transportation resource for improved, reliable ride access to/from campus through the Safe Rides program.

Lyft logo and image of app on a mobile phone

Program Details

Tips For Riding Smart with Lyft

  • Verify your ride by making sure the license plate number, driver information, and car make and model match what you see in the app.
  • Share your location and route with a friend or loved one from within the Lyft app so they can follow your ride in real-time.
  • Follow the Lyft vehicle on GPS via the app.
  • Ask the driver to say who they are picking up.
  • Learn more about how to ride smart with Lyft.

Medical Rides

  • If you are in need of a ride for a medical related issue not requiring an ambulance, Campus Safety can arrange a ride to Salem Urgent Care or Salem Hospital.
    Contact: Campus Safety at 503-370-6911

Additional Program Information

  • Prices may be impacted by distance, traffic, time of day, special events, and prime time surcharges.

Questions? Contact:

Willamette University

Campus Safety

Salem Campus

University Services Building
Office Hours:
7:30 am–4 pm (M-F)
Officer available 24/7/365 at

Portland Campus

Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design
Office Hours:
8 am–4 pm (M-F)
Officer available 24/7/365 at

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