Boynton Health's Gopher Chauffeur

Gopher Chauffeur

How to Contact Us

Wheelchair accessible van available.


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Gopher Chauffeur Employee


About Boynton Health's Gopher Chauffeur

We provide free, safe rides home for all University of Minnesota-Twin Cities students. Our team of drivers, navigators, and operators are students trained in first aid and CPR.

Hours of Operation

Sun-Wed 8:30 pm-12:30 am

Th-Sat 10:00 pm-2:30 am

Gopher Chauffeur doesn't run over breaks (fall & winter)

November 24 - 28 and December 19 - January 17

Pick-up and Drop-off Locations

 Pick-up and drop-off on locations will be updated soon.

While you wait, stay in a building or well-lit area. We will call you when Boynton Health's Gopher Chauffeur is approaching your location.

Lost and Found

Do you think you left something in Boynton Health's Gopher Chauffeur van? Please fill out this lost and found form, and we will follow up with you as soon as possible.


Is the Boynton Health's Gopher Chauffeur wheelchair accessible?

Yes. Ask for the wheelchair-accessible van when calling for a ride.

Will the Boynton Health's Gopher Chauffeur drive me from my residence to a bar or a house party?

No. Boynton Health's Gopher Chauffeur only provides safe rides home.

Can I eat while in the Boynton Health's Gopher Chauffeur?

Sorry, but no. Please don’t bring food, or beverages other than water, into the Boynton Health's Gopher Chauffeur. We want to keep the vans clean and critter free.

Will the drivers take music requests?

It’s up to Boynton Health's Gopher Chauffeur staff. As long the music does not create a distraction, some drivers may let you choose the music.

Do I have other transportation options?

Yes. Call Campus Escorts at 612-624-WALK for free walking and biking security escorts. Campus buses provides service between St. Paul, East Bank and West Bank campuses about every five to 20 minutes from 7:00 a.m. through 2:00 a.m. depending on the time of day and academic year. Metro Transit provides bus, light rail and commuter rail throughout the greater Twin Cities area.

Still have questions?

Contact us at or 612-301-2639.