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Bike Share Program

Bicycling engages students with the outdoors and the community at large, and cycling is a wonderful way to combine three things: fitness, recreation, and transportation. Bicycling has been part of SIUE since its inception. The Delyte Morris Trail was part of the original plan for the campus and connects to the Madison County Transit Trail System and Edwardsville.

The SIUE Bike Share Program officially launched on Thursday, April 22, 2010 as part of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. The mission of the bike share program is to encourage a culture shift at SIUE toward increased reliance on non-carbon modes of transportation in addition to providing a recreational opportunity to be active outside. This program provides SIUE students with the opportunity to explore the SIUE campus, see how advantageous a bike can be and rediscover the fun of bike riding. 

Bikes can be seasonally checked out through the Student Fitness Center Equipment Issue service counter approximately from after spring break through November 1st

Bikes may also be available through the Information Desk at the Morris University Center. Call first for availability-618-650-5555.

Student Fitness Center Bike Share Policies and Procedures

  • All currently enrolled, fee-paying students and Student Fitness Center members are eligible to check out a bike.
  • A waiver of liability and a copy of the Bike Share Policies and Procedures must be signed in-person prior to checking out a bike at the Student Fitness Center. Waivers are valid for one academic year beginning at the start of the fall semester.
  • For bikes checked in and out at the Student Fitness Center, the policies of the Student Fitness Center will be applied.
  • Bikes must be returned to the location from which they are borrowed. First, back the bike up to the bike rack, next wrap lock through the frame, back tire, and lock to the rack.
  • All bikes must be returned the same day before the Student Fitness closes. Student Fitness Center hours vary and can be found here.
  • If a bike is not returned on time, the user will be charged a late fee as set forth below.
    • Late bike fee: $10.00
    • Lost bike fee: Replacement cost of bike
    • Lost key fee: price of new lock
    • Damage fee due to misuse of bike: Cost of parts and labor
  • Abuse of the program guidelines will result in the loss of Bike Share privileges.
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