COTTEY COLLEGE CHARTERED BUS INFORMATION 2021-2022
Cottey College offers a chartered bus service to and from Kansas City International Airport (MCI airport code) at the beginning and end of academic breaks. If you are in need of Cottey’s charted bus service, please plan your air travel around the departure times below. Public transportation is very limited. For changes or cancellations or to report travel difficulties that may delay your arrival, please contact the director of housing, Ms. Cindy Spencer at 701-610-3054. Any cancellations that occur within 48 hours of bus departure time are not eligible for a refund.
Cost: Reservations are $50 each way. Online reservations may be made up to seven business days prior to the trip then online reservations close. Business days/hours are defined as 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. To make a reservation within seven days of the scheduled departure date the fee is $75 and reservations are made by contacting Ms. Shaun West in the Office of Student Life at 417-667-6333, ext. 2126 (automated service). Walk-on riders are accepted with a fee of $85 due upon return to campus.
Reservations: The bus schedule is located on the Cottey website Cottey College - Chartered Bus for Current Students or by choosing the My Cottey or Student Life icons on the Cottey intranet. Seats are limited and some buses may sell out. VISA, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted with online payment due at the time of reservation. If you prefer to send a check, please complete the form at the bottom of this page and mail to the address listed. Cottey Cash, cash, check, or debit/credit card payments are accepted in the student life office when paying in person.
If you prefer to send a check, please download and complete the form below and mail to the address listed.
This schedule and price is subject to change at the discretion of the College.
Luggage: As space is limited, students may only bring one large or two small suitcases each and a small amount of
Length of trip: The trip between Cottey and the Kansas City airport takes approximately 2½ hours. Allow at least one hour between arriving at the airport and flight/bus departure time.
Airport Information: The chartered bus always departs from TERMINAL C, GATE 85. Individuals arriving at Terminals A or B will need to catch the free shuttle bus to Terminal C by waiting beneath the red signs outside the terminals. As the bus must leave on time, please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before departure time. On trips to the airport, students will be dropped off at Terminal C. Students will then need to take the shuttle to the proper terminal.
Liability: Should an unforeseen event arise which forces a bus to be late (weather or mechanical problems), alternate transportation arrangements will be made as soon as possible. The College, however, is not responsible for the cost of missed flights. In addition, the College is not liable for items left on buses or any other losses suffered because of participation in this optional service. The chartered bus company carries general liability insurance.
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** First-time students only; special permission needed for returning students