Getting Around Winona


No car? No problem! There's plenty of options for getting around Winona easily and for cheap.

If you're looking to avoid the expense and hassle of maintaining a car on campus, consider these transportation solutions.

Catch a Bus


The WSU Shuttle is a free service for WSU students to get between Main Campus, West Campus and East Lake Apartments.

Students are also able to ride the Winona Transit bus around city-wide routes at no cost.

If you need a ride back to campus late at night, make use of the Safe Ride program (PDF). It's a free bus services that picks up from several downtown locations and stops at all the college campuses.

Borrow a Car


WSU has partnered with Enterprise to give students the opportunity to rent a car at hourly or daily rates.

This service is not yet available, but the partnership will be finalized later in Fall 2018.

Use a Bike


Take advantage of the bike paths and trails (PDF) around Winona.

Many students bring their bikes, and WSU offers free bike repair stations across campus and Lucas Hall basement so you can keep your wheels in great condition.

You can also register your bike for free in case it is lost or stolen.

If you don't have a bike, the WSU Purple Bike Program has you covered. Reserve a bike for a day at no cost, or opt for the long-term rental at low fee.

Take a Walk


WSU Main Campus is located in the center of Winona.

Within 15 minutes, you can walk to banks, a grocery store, a movie theater and to shops, restaurants and coffeeshops downtown.

The two lake parks are just blocks away from main campus as well.

Get a Ride


Join the Wazoo's List Facebook group and ask fellow Warriors to car-pool on the commute to campus, errands or road-trips home over break.

You can also call a cab if you prefer. Lyft, Yellow Cab and Economy Cab all operate in the Winona area.