Transportation

The changes to the regular shuttle schedules to accommodate MBA Transition week can be viewed by clicking here. For further information regarding MBA Transition Week, visit the Transition Week webpage.

The Ron Joyce Centre is conveniently located at 4350 South Service Road off the Queen Elizabeth Way west of Appleby Line, less than 2 km from the Appleby GO station.

The closest intersections are Walkers Line and Harvester Rd, and Appleby Line and Harvester Rd.

The RJC is approximately 20 minutes by car from the main McMaster University campus and approximately 40 minutes by car from downtown Toronto. This location offers a high level of visibility, easy accessibility and close proximity to hotels, services and other businesses.

Driving Directions

  • Travel westbound on the QEW or Highway 407.
  • In Burlington, take the Appleby Line exit and turn left and head south (toward Lake Ontario).
  • At the traffic signal turn right onto Harvester Road.
  • Turn right onto South Service Road (street after Zelco Drive).
  • The Ron Joyce Centre is on your left at 4350 South Service Road.
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  • Head eastbound on the 403.
  • Take the QEW ramp and merge.
  • In Burlington, take the Walkers Line exit and turn right and head south (toward Lake Ontario).
  • At the traffic signal turn left onto Harvester Road.
  • At the next traffic signal turn left onto South Service Road.
  • The Ron Joyce Centre is on your right at 4350 South Service Road.
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  • Head westbound on the QEW.
  • Remain on the QEW (follow the Toronto bound QEW sign).
  • In Burlington, take the Walkers Line exit and turn right and head south (toward Lake Ontario).
  • At the traffic signal turn left onto Harvester Road.
  • At the next traffic signal turn left onto South Service Road.
  • The Ron Joyce Centre is on your right at 4350 South Service Road.
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Public Transit

The Ron Joyce Centre is conveniently located less than 2 km from the Appleby GO station. The RJC is not currently on a Burlington Transit route, although there are a number of buses that stop near the RJC. The closest Burlington Transit stop is at Appleby and Harvester. McMaster is continuing to negotiate with the City of Burlington to have a route change for a Burlington Transit connection to RJC.

Shuttle Service

Shuttle BusA shuttle bus is available for students, staff and faculty traveling between the main McMaster campus in Hamilton and the Ron Joyce Centre in Burlington. The schedule for the shuttle is included below. The shuttle bus stop on the main campus is in the pick-up/drop-off area between parking lots B and C, just to the southeast of the front entrance of the DeGroote School of Business. All regular shuttles also make an additional quick stop at the side of the McMaster Children’s Hospital facing University Avenue on their arrival & departure from the main campus. Please note this is a convenience drop off/pick up point only with no wait time allocated within the shuttle schedules.The stop at the RJC is on the north side of the building. The shuttle is a 34 seat white bus.

There is also a shuttle connection between the Appleby GO Transit station and the Ron Joyce Centre. The schedule can be found below. The shuttle bus stop at the GO station is in the north parking lot near the station building (see map). There is a sign indicating “McMaster Ron Joyce Centre Shuttle.” The shuttle is a 11 person (plus driver) van.

Please note that due to safety reasons the shuttle drivers are not allowed to stop for passengers anywhere other than the designated pickup/drop off points.

When boarding the shuttles please be prepared to present your McMaster student or staff card.

Shuttle schedule additions required to support special events and classes/workshops will be posted at the RJC Front Desk a week prior to the event. All inquiries concerning shuttle service should be directed to the RJC concierge desk 525-9140 ext. 20536.

Note: There will be no shuttle service on statutory holidays unless otherwise posted.

Shuttle Schedules

Large Shuttle (Monday to Friday)
Depart DSB Details Depart RJC
7:45 am 8:30 am
9:15 am 10:00 am
10:45 am 11:30 am
1:45 pm 2:30 pm
3:30 pm 4:15 pm
4:45 pm *** New shuttle run added. 5:35 pm
6:15 pm 7:05 pm
8:00 pm 8:30 pm****Note: Friday’s 8:30 pm is the last shuttle run.
RJC TO GO TO MAIN 10:05 pm****Note: Shuttle only runs until 10:05 pm Monday to Thursday.

GO-RJC Shuttle Bus Schedule (Small shuttle)

Small Shuttle (Monday to Friday)

(All Appleby GO station pickups are on the North side.)
Depart RJC Details Depart Appleby GO
7:50 am 8:15 am
8:35 am 9:15 am
9:35 am 10:15 am
10:35 am 11:15 am
11.35 am 12:15 am
12:35 pm 1:15 pm
1:35 pm 2:15 pm
2:35 pm  ***This run is only a drop of at Appleby, next shuttle pick up from Appleby to RJC is 4:15pm
3:35 pm 4:15 pm
4:35 pm **RJC to Go to Main Campus**  Then return trip at 5:10 pm take back to RJC
5:35 pm 6:15 pm
6:30 pm 6:42 pm
7:05 pm  ***This run is only a drop off at Appleby, next shuttle pick up from Appleby to RJC is 8:47 pm
7:35 pm ***This run is only a drop off at Appleby, next shuttle pick up from Appleby to RJC is 8:47 pm
8:35 pm 8:47 pm
10:05 pm RJC to Go 10:25 pm

 

 

 

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