Free Bus Pass
Kishwaukee College is pleased to offer free bus passes for students enrolled in at
least three credit hours or signed up for GED®, ESL or short-term training courses
during the 2022-2023 academic year. Voluntary Action Center (TransVAC) and Lee-Ogle
Transportation System (LOTS) buses will pick up and drop off riders on the south side
of campus at Door 61. All riders must have a bus pass to ride the bus to and from
Kishwaukee College and may also use the bus pass to ride throughout DeKalb, Lee and
Ogle Counties for the semester for which they are enrolled. Bus passes are available
in the Kishwaukee College Business Office, C2140.
DeKalb/Sycamore Bus Route (TransVAC)
Kishwaukee College, in cooperation with Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb, provides
bus transportation between the College and the communities of DeKalb, Sycamore, Genoa,
Kirkland, Shabbona and Somonauk.
TransVAC is offering a Dial-A-Ride service, which allows those in need of transportation
to call 815-758-3932 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up arrangements for transportation.
All riders must be registered for TransVAC dial-a-ride services. Please click here to complete application, or a physical form can be obtained in the Business Office.
When calling to schedule a ride, be prepared to provide the following information:
- Name and date of trip
- EXACT addresses of both pickup and destination locations
- Reservation time(s) you would like to be picked up, or a time you would like to reach
your destination. (Note: Dispatchers will try to match your requested time as closely
- Name of travel companion/assistant, if applicable
- Please state if you use a mobility device, or require any additional assistance from
If you have additional questions, please contact TransVAC at 815-758-3932 or email
Rochelle Bus Route (LOTS)
Lee-Ogle Transportation System (LOTS) will provide a route Monday through Thursday
for an 8 am drop-off at the College and a 4:10 pm pick-up at Door 61. LOTS will also
have their Demand/Response available as needed on Fridays. To schedule a ride on Friday,
call LOTS at 815-288-2117. When calling for a reservation, be prepared to give the
- Single or multi-way trip
- Telephone number
- Time of pick up
- Address of destination including zip code
If you have any questions, please contact LOTS at 815-288-2117 or email email@example.com.