Uber Is in Session

Pack your backpacks, purchase your books and set up the dorm – Uber’s now in session! Starting today, Uber is rolling into 22 college towns across the US. We’re proud to be providing safe and affordable transportation options to an additional 600,000 students this year, and to 55% of the US population! To celebrate this milestone, we’re offering free rides in these 22 cities through the end of Labor Day Weekend! Spread the word to your friends and you might just move to the head of the class.


Both new and existing users — get your first five rides FREE (up to $25 each) through September 1.*


Back to school with Uber means you can request a ride at the push of a button — in minutes, you’ll be on your way to your destination. From the library to last call, let Uber be your ride!

Arrive at the stadium in style with time to spare for tailgating.
Get home safely from a late night library cramming session.
Grab dinner with friends. (2 a.m. taco run? We’ve got those covered, too.)
Push snooze and arrive on time for class.

Earn uberXtraCredit!

Sure, we got the tour during orientation, but we know there’s so much more to explore on your school’s campus. Share a photo of the view from your Uber on Instagram or Twitter — make sure to use your school’s dedicated hashtag. We’ll be selecting one lucky winner from each school to receive $500 in Uber credits. Who doesn’t love extra credit, especially uberXtraCredit?

Uber Freshman?

If you’re new to uberX and have questions, we’ve got answers! In the United States, our ridesharing service, uberX, offers Uber reliability with prices that are cheaper than a taxi. Our uberX driver partners have mid-range or hybrid vehicles in a variety of colors and styles, with seating for up to four passengers. To maintain the Uber standard you expect, all driver partners must undergo Uber’s rigorous screening process. In order to be an uberX partner in the US, drivers must pass:

As always, safety remains our highest priority. All Uber rides are backed by our insurance policy, and you will always have the option to rate every driver to help ensure the highest quality experience. Sounds great, right? Be a smart cookie and sign up now!


Now that you’re feeling Uber-school spirited, check out the full list of Uberversities!

School City, State Twitter Handle Dedicated Hashtag
Auburn University Auburn, AL @Uber_Bama #UberAU
Baylor University Waco, TX @Uber_WacoTX #UberBU
Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO @Uber_CO #UberCSU
Florida State University Tallahassee, FL @Uber_Florida #UberFSU
Indiana University Bloomington, IN @Uber_IN #UberIU
Notre Dame South Bend, IN @Uber_IN #UberND
Purdue University West Lafayette, IN @Uber_IN #UberPU
Texas A&M University College Station, TX @Uber_CStat #UberTAMU
University of Akron Akron, OH @Uber_CLE #UberAkron
University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL @Uber_Bama #UberUA
University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR @Uber_Arkansas #UberUARK
University of Colorado, Boulder Boulder, CO @Uber_CO #UberUCB
University of Dayton Dayton, OH @Uber_Cincy #UberUD
University of Florida Gainesville, FL @Uber_Florida #UberUF
University of Georgia Athens, GA @Uber_Athens #UberUGA
University of Mississippi Oxford, MS @Uber_Miss #UberOleMiss
University of Nebraska, Lincoln Lincoln, NE @Uber_NE #UberUNL
University of Oklahoma Norman, OK @Uber_OK #UberOU
University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN @Uber_TN #UberUT
University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA @Uber_VA #UberUVA
Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA @Uber_VA #UberVT
Wichita State University Wichita, KS @Uber_KS #UberWSU

Ride on,

Team Uber College


*Excludes Norman, OK

Featured articles

Uber for Business now makes it easy to give your customers a ride

We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.

UberEATS: Using technology to build a reliable food delivery experience

A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–

Let’s take care of each other

This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.