Fall – Spring Big Owl Bus Routes

Big Owl Bus shuttle

The Big Owl Bus complies with the recommendations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Fall 2022 Routes

Fall 2022 Service Dates: August 15 – December 15, 2022

  • Monday, August 15: First day for fall service. 
  • September 2 – 5: The Shopping routes will run on Friday, September 2, and Saturday, September 3. All shuttle routes are suspended on Monday, September 5 for Labor Day.    
  • November 20 – 27: The Shopping routes will run on Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19. All remaining shuttle routes are suspended starting Monday, November 21 through Sunday, November 27 for fall break.   
  • Monday, December 12: Last day for fall service.   
  • December 13 – December 15: Service between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM for the Kennesaw/Marietta, Busbee Drive (Gold) and Busbee Express routes for commencement.  
  • December 16 – January 9: Service suspended for winter break.


The Big Owl Bus complies with the recommendations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  

  • The Kennesaw/Marietta Route provides a north-south connection between the two campuses of Kennesaw State University.

    Please be aware that you must show your Talon Card upon boarding the Big Owl Bus to ride between campuses.

    Monday – Thursday

    7:00 AM – 10:00 PM**

    **Last trip leaves Kennesaw Rec Center & Marietta Student Center at 10:35 PM.

    Friday

    7:00 AM* – 7:00 PM*

    *Last trip leaves Kennesaw Rec Center & Marietta Student Center at 6:35 PM.

    Saturday

    12:00 – 7:00 PM*

    *One vehicle on route. Please monitor bigowlbus.kennesaw.edu for last trip times from each campus.

    Kennesaw Campus Stops

    • KSU Bookstore/Rec Center
    • The Commons

    Marietta Campus Stops

    • University Courtyard
    • University Commons
    • Hornet Village
    • University Columns
    • Marietta Student Center
  • The Big Shanty Loop Route provides service between Kennesaw Campus, Busbee Park & Ride, Copper Social, The Indy and U Pointe student apartments; as well as Fifth Third Bank Stadium.

    Big Shanty Loop Route Map

    Monday – Thursday

    7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

    Friday

    7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Stops

    • KSU Bookstore/Rec Center
    • The Commons
    • U Pointe
    • Copper Social
    • SOVA
    • The Indy
    • Stillwell Stadium

     

  • The Busbee Express Route provides service between Kennesaw Campus, KSU Center and 3305 Busbee.

    Busbee Express Route Map

    Monday – Friday

    7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Stops

    • KSU Bookstore/Rec Center
    • The Commons
    • East Economy Lot
    • KSU Center
    • 3305 Busbee Drive
    • Owl's Nest
    • Stillwell Stadium
  • The Chastain Pointe Route connects the center of Kennesaw Campus, with parking at the West Lot and Church Lot, the Austin Residence Complex and the Chastain Pointe offices.

    Chastain Pointe Route Map

    Monday – Thursday

    7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

    Friday

    7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Stops

    • KSU Bookstore/Rec Center
    • The Commons
    • Social Sciences Building
    • North Residential
    • Church Lot
    • Lower South Residential
    • School of Art
    • Department of Dance
    • West Lot
    • Science & Mathematics Building

     

  • The Frey Road Route provides service between the Bagwell Education Building on the Kennesaw Campus, the U Club on Frey and The Retreat student apartments.

    Frey Road Route Map

    Monday – Thursday

    7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

    Friday

    7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Stops

    • U Club on Frey
    • The Retreat
    • Education Building

     

  • Each Football season, the Big Owl Bus will run the following routes beginning 3.5 hours before kickoff and run 2 hours after the conclusion of the game.

    Game Day Route Map

    The Marietta/Kennesaw Route will add an additional stop at Fifth Third Stadium on game days. 
    After 7:00 PM. A shuttle will run between Fifth Third Stadium and the Marietta Campus.

    • Marietta Game Day Route Stops
    • Hornet Village
    • University Columns
    • University Commons
    • University Courtyard
    • Joe Mack Wilson Student Center
    • Fifth Third Bank Stadium
    • Game Day Campus Loop Route Stops
    • Stillwell Stadium
    • University Stores/Rec Center
    • The Commons
    • Fifth Third Bank Stadium
    • Game Day Apartment Route Stops - Route 1 
      Game Day Apartment Route Stops - Route 2 
    • West 22
      U Club on Frey
    • Fifth Third Bank Stadium
      The Blake
    •  
      The Retreat
    •  
      Fifth Third Bank Stadium
  • The Kennesaw Shopping route operates as circulator between the Kennesaw Campus, Town Center Mall and Walmart.

    Friday – Saturday

    12:00 – 7:00 PM 

    • Kennesaw Shopping Stops
    • University Village
    • Social Sciences Building
    • Austin Residence Complex (ARC)
    • Town Center Mall
    • Walmart
  • The Marietta Shopping Route operates as circulator between the Marietta Campus and Walmart.

    Friday – Saturday

    12:00 – 7:00 PM 

    • Marietta Shopping Stops
    • University Courtyard
    • University Commons
    • Hornet Village
    • University Columns
    • Rec Field
    • Walmart
  • The Skip Spann Route provides service between the Bagwell Education Building on the Kennesaw Campus to the East Parking Lot and The Blake student apartments.

    Skip Spann Route Map

    Monday – Thursday

    7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

    Friday

    7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Stops

    • Education Building
    • The Blake

     

  • Town Point Route provides a direct connection between the Dr. Betty L. Siegel Student Recreation and Activities Center on the Kennesaw Campus and the Town Point office building.

    Town Point Route Map

    Monday - Friday

    7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

     

    Stops

    • KSU Bookstore/Rec Center
    • Upper South Residential
    • Town Point
    • Stillwell Stadium

     

  • The West Campus Route connects the center of Kennesaw Campus, parking at the West Lot and Church Lot, the Austin Residence Complex, and the West 22 student apartments.

    West Campus Route Map

    Monday - Thursday

    7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

    Friday

    7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Stops

    • KSU Bookstore/Rec Center
    • The Commons
    • Social Sciences Building
    • North Residential
    • Church Lot
    • Lower South Residential
    • West 22
    • West Lot
    • Science & Mathematics Building

     

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