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Driver License

Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Services provides services for vehicle title and registration, and issues Arizona Driver Licenses and State ID cards.

Campus Transportation

Campus Shuttles

ASU provides intercampus shuttles between the Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic, Tempe and West campuses, as well Scottsdale Mayo Clinic. For more information and schedules, please go to ASU Parking and Transit.

  • West - Tempe Express provides a direct route between the West and Tempe campuses | Mon.–Fri. 

  • Mercado route provides service between the Mercado building on the Downtown Phoenix campus and the Tempe campus | Mon - Fri

  • Maroon route provides service between Downtown Phoenix, Tempe and West campuses | Mon - Fri

  • Gold route provides service between Polytechnic and Tempe campuses | Mon - Fri

Weekday shuttles operate on school days through university commencement when class is in session during the fall and spring semesters.

Campus Parking

ASU offers meter parking, one-day pass, lot parking, and structure parking for cars and motorcycles. For more information on parking rates and availability of parking permit, please go to ASU Parking and Transit.


ASU offers bike racks, bike valet, and card-access bicycle parking. All bicycles must be parked and locked at the designated bike racks/location only. ASU also required students who bring a bicycle to campus to register their bike with ASU either in-person or through online registration.

You can also repair your Bike on campus at the Tempe, Downtown Phoenix and the Polytechnic campuses’ Bike Co-op. 

Public Transportation

ASU Transit Pass for students can be used for rides on the Valley-Metro Bus and Light Rail

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Financial Services

For your convenience, there are a few banks on campus.


Mobile Phone Services

Several mobile phone services offer student discount and are located around ASU campuses. This includes AT&T, Cricket, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless and other services.


Off Campus Housing

ASU Off Campus Housing office provides printed and online housing guides to help students search for and choose the best off-campus housing option.


Entertainment and Culture

Grocery Stores and Supermarkets

Local and National Grocery Stores

  • Grocery (Food City, Safeway, Fry's, Bashas', Albertsons)

  • Natural Food Stores (Whole Foods Market, Sprouts Farmers Market, AJ's Fine Foods, Trader Joe's)

  • Supermarket (Walmart, Target, Costco, Sam's Club)

Ethnic Grocery Stores

  • International (AZ International Market, Lee Lee International Supermarkets)

  • Ethnic Specific (Mekong Plaza, Los Altos Ranch Market, Baiz Market Place, Asiana Market, Indian Plaza, Super L Ranch Market, Zam Zam World Foods) 


Arizona State University is home to students of all faiths, traditions and beliefs and students are encouraged to actively pursue their spiritual path within an open, inclusive and supportive community. Nearly 70 religious clubs and organizations are available to students where they can share common interests have an impact in the community.  


ASU LiveSafe App offers simple way to communicate with ASU Police and also to find nearby Safety Escort Service.

Arizona State University is committed to helping all students make ASU and the surrounding cities a home away from home. Your personal development and social awareness will be enhanced by outside of the classroom activities