Students from the following colleges and universities can ride the Community Connector for FREE, by showing their student identification card (examples below) to the driver:
Black Bear Orono Express returning January 25, 2021
Service on the Black Bear Orono Express is FREE for all riders (regardless of whether a UMaine ID card is shown or not).
In addition to the observed holidays in the right column, the Black Bear Orono Express follows the University of Maine break schedule.
The Black Bear Orono Express does not operate during the summer.
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(Please note: offices are not open on holidays when buses are running)
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2021 Observed Holidays
New Year’s Day
Friday, January 1
Monday, May 31
Saturday, July 3
Monday, September 6
Thursday, November 25
Saturday, December 25
The Black Bear Orono Express follows the University of Maine’s break schedule. To view specific holiday information for the Black Bear Orono Express, please click here.