Airport Shuttle Service

Florida Southern College Airport Shuttle FAQs

Florida Southern College provides shuttle transportation for current students to and from the Tampa (TPA) and Orlando (MCO) airports for breaks throughout the school year.

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These breaks for the 2019-2020 academic year include thanksgiving break, winter break, and spring break.

If you plan to use the FSC airport shuttle you’ll want to book your flights according to the shuttle schedule. Review the schedule and frequently asked questions included on this page for details related to booking your flight and registering for the shuttle.

Thanksgiving Break

  • Run #1 - Leaves campus Tuesday 11/26/2019 3:00 PM
  • Run #2 - Leaves campus Wednesday 11/27/2019 6:00 AM
  • Run #3 - Departs airport Sunday 12/1/2019 12:00 PM
  • Run #4 - Departs airport Sunday 12/1/2019 6:00 PM

Christmas Break

  • Run #1 - Leaves campus Wednesday 12/11/2019 3:00 PM
  • Run #2 - Leaves campus Thursday 12/12/2019 6:00 AM
  • Run #3 - Departs airport Monday 1/6/2020 12:00 PM
  • Run #4 - Departs airport Monday 1/6/2020 6:00 PM

Spring Break

  • Run #1 - Leaves campus Friday 2/28/2020 3:00 PM
  • Run #2 - Leaves campus Wednesday 2/29/2020 6:00 AM
  • Run #3 - Departs airport Sunday 3/8/2020 12:00 PM
  • Run #4 - Departs airport Sunday 3/8/2020 6:00 PM

How should I schedule my departing flight?

Book your flight 3 hours after the time of the departing shuttle. This will account for any traffic on the roads or lines at the check-in counter and airport security.

How should I schedule my arriving flight?

You’ll want to choose a return flight that arrives at least two hours before the designated pick-up time. This will allow for any small flight delays and provide time to deplane and collect your belongings from baggage claim.

Other helpful tips:

Be prepared to spend some down-time at the airport; it is encouraged to bring books, magazines, computer, phone and charger to help pass any remaining down-time.

How do I register for the shuttle?

Shuttle registration is available on the portal. https://portal.flsouthern.edu/ICS/Students/Community_Living.jnz In your registration, you’ll need to include your contact information, and be prepared select the shuttle that best fits your needs.

Is there a fee to register for the shuttle?

There is a $30 fee each way due at the time of shuttle registration.

What is the deadline for shuttle registration?

Shuttle registration closes 24 hours prior to the school break but space is on a first-come, first-served basis so we recommend making your travel arrangements and reserving your shuttle early. Additionally, the registration form will only show shuttle date/times with available seats.

What if I miss the shuttle or the shuttle is not available on the day I'm traveling?

Florida Southern College does not offer airport shuttles on other dates, nor is the college responsible for transportation if you miss the shuttle. If you find yourself in this situation there are a few recommendations outlined below:

How do I ensure that I do not miss my departing shuttle?

The shuttle departs from the Circle Drive outside of Wynee’s Bistro. Shuttles depart promptly at their listed departure time.

Where do I meet the Shuttle at TPA/MCO Airport?

At TPA you should make your way to the red baggage claim and congregate around the Starbucks. The shuttle will pick you up from the exit nearest to baggage belt #14/Starbucks at the designated pick-up time.

At MCO shuttles pick-up on Level 1 (Ground Transportation) of the Main Terminal. A designated parking space number will be shared with you after your registration is complete.

Cancelling my Shuttle

You should email airportshuttle@flsouthern.edu at least 3 days (72 hours) in advance. If you do not email us to cancel, we will assume that you still need a ride.

What if I forget to cancel my shuttle and I don't show up?

You must cancel your shuttle ride at least 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your departure or arrival shuttle time or your $30 registration fee will not be refunded.

What if my arriving flight comes in late and I cannot make my shuttle time?

We cannot guarantee we will have a shuttle ride available for you other than the predetermined times. If your flight is late or you miss your shuttle, we recommend calling a car company, or calling a friend.

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Airport Shuttle Service