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West Campus Construction - Bus Detours

Routes: 91, 92, 93, 94, 96 ZAP, 121, and 171

All northbound (outbound) bus routes entering campus from 7th Street will continue along their normal routes and exit Bellflower Boulevard. The bus stop at the West Campus Circle has been relocated 100 feet to the west of its previous location to accommodate construction.

All southbound (inbound) bus routes normally entering campus from Bellflower Boulevard will detour to Atherton Street, right on Earl Warren Drive, right on Beach Drive, and then drop off at a temporary stop placed at Earl Warren Drive/Beach Drive. These routes will then immediately exit campus to Bellflower Boulevard.

​For full Long Beach Transit Detour information, please visit the Long Beach Transit Detours webpage.

Bus Detour Map [PDF]

U-Pass TAP Program

CSULB has partnered with Long Beach Transit to offer the U-Pass TAP Program, which provides free transit on all Long Beach Transit buses to eligible students, faculty and staff. Direct bus routes to campus are routes: 81, 91, 92, 93, 94, 96, 171, 173 and Passport D. Plan your trip by visiting www.lbtransit.com/Services/

Obtaining TAP Stickers

To obtain your U-Pass TAP sticker, please visit the Cashiers Office located on the 1st floor of Brotman Hall, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. U-Pass TAP stickers are available to all enrolled students and staff/faculty members who are currently employed by the university or auxiliary organizations. Please bring a valid CSULB ID. An initial fee of $5 will be charged for the cost of the physical sticker.

Student TAP services are not active during times that they are not enrolled in classes; this includes summer break. Students who are not enrolled in the summer session courses, but are employed by the university during these months still enjoy active TAP services.

Replacing TAP Stickers

Save your TAP sticker for future semesters if planning to attend more classes in the future. A $5 fee will be charged to replace discarded TAP stickers. Replacement TAP stickers can be obtained at the Cashiers Office in Brotman Hall 148, Monday- Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

New TAP sticker (summer 2017)

The previous TAP card system is now being replaced by a smaller TAP sticker that is placed on the back of the CSULB ID card. TAP stickers will be issued in lieu of the physical TAP cards starting on June 19, 2017. Current TAP card holders can opt to purchase a new TAP sticker for their ID, but will not be required to do so at this time.

All existing TAP cards will remain valid, but no new TAP Cards will be issued after June 19, 2017. This transition will eliminate the need for CSULB individuals to maintain and carry two separate cards. The TAP sticker will cost $5, the same fee as the previous TAP card.

Travel from Los Angeles and Orange County

Coming to Campus from Los Angeles: Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)

The MTA 577 Express comes directly to the campus, and the Metro Blue Line train comes to downtown Long Beach, where riders can transfer to a Long Beach Transit bus to complete their trip to campus. CSULB faculty and staff may receive a reimbursement for the purchase of MTA transit fare by following these administrative guidelines. CSULB students taking 12 units or more may apply for a discounted TAP card by downloading an application and following the instructions provided on the MTA website. Plan your trip by calling 800.COMMUTE or by visiting www.metro.net.

Coming to campus from Orange County: Orange County Transit Authority (OCTA)

OCTA Routes 50, 60 and 560 come directly to campus. Route 1 offers a beautiful and relaxing ride down Pacific Coast Highway from Dana Point to CSULB. Route 50 will take you from campus directly to Disneyland, Anaheim Stadium, or The Honda Center. Route 60 and 560 provide a direct connection from Leisure World to campus. CSULB faculty and staff may receive a reimbursement for the purchase of OCTA transit fare by following these administrative guidelines. Plan your trip by calling 714.636.RIDE or visit www.octa.net/busbook/