Transportation and Parking

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College of Western Idaho (CWI) provides reliable and safe transportation and parking information to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.  Each campus provides free parking for students and guest use for classes and other College-related visits.

Free ValleyRide Service

CWI, in partnership with ValleyRide, offers free transportation for employees and students with a valid CWI identification card and sticker on any fixed routes serviced by Valley Ride Transportation.  In addition ValleyRide provides shuttle service for CWI Nampa Locations. The interconnecting shuttle will connect CWI’s Nampa Campus buildings including the Academic Building, Aspen Classroom Building, Administration, Micron Education Center, and the Canyon County Center.

  • Canyon County Center (CYNC) – 2407 Caldwell Blvd, Nampa, ID 83651
  • Nampa Campus Micron Education Center (NMEC)– 5725 E. Franklin Road, Nampa, ID 83687
  • Nampa Campus Aspen Classroom Building (NACB)– 6002 Birch Lane, Nampa, ID 83687
  • Nampa Campus Academic Building (NCAB)– 5500 E. Opportunity Drive, Nampa, ID 83687

Service Updates:

Valley Regional Transit (VRT), who provides public transportation services to CWI campus locations in both Ada and Canyon Counties, is changing fixed-route services in the Nampa/Caldwell area. On Oct. 5, routes 51, 52, and 55 will be eliminated and replaced with a new 150 OnDemand route that will impact stops at CWI locations in Nampa.

CWI ID & Bus Sticker

To obtain a free bus pass simply stop by a One Stop Student Services location for a CWI identification card and an annual bus sticker or call 208.562.3000 for more information.

For more details on bus services, routes and maps, please visit ValleyRide.

CWI Campus Parking

Parking and driving services are regulated by Campus Security.


Snow Removal and Overflow Parking Maps

These maps show where to park at Ada County Center and Aspen Creek if the parking lot is full due to too much snow. They also show where snow will be stored and who is responsible for removing it for each building or set of buildings.