Nova Bike Share

Nova Bike Share is designed for students (undergraduate and graduate) with regular biking needs. Biking makes getting around campus and town easy. Students interested in renting a bike can rent for the fall semester, spring semester, or the whole academic year. The program is free and comes with bike, lock, winter storage, and regular bike maintenance. Proof of a helmet is required to participate in the program. 

Key Program Details:

  • Free for all students!
  • Bikes come with lock for safe storage
  • Rentals are available for a semester or an academic year
  • Winter storage is provided to all Nova Bike Share participants
  • Students must have proof of a helmet in hand when picking up their bike
  • Maximum damage fee is $100 per bike rental
  • Only 50 bikes available, don't wait to sign up!

Bikes Provided by Devereux

Devereux is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit providers of behavioral health care in the country. They provide a continuum of care for children, adolescents and adults faced with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and mental health challenges, including psychiatric hospitals, residential and day treatment programs, community-based group homes, respite care programs, supervised apartments, foster care homes, special education day schools, and vocational and pre-vocational training.

Villanova has partnered with Deveruex's Pennsylvania Adult Services Division to supply the bikes for the program. Through their bike shop, Deveruex has repaired unwanted bikes from the area for use in our program. Regular bike maintenance will also be provided by Deveruex. For more information on Deveruex please see their website.

Bike Safety Video

Important Dates

  • Fall 2018 Program is FULL.

Email if you would like to be placed on the waiting list. 

  • Fall bike pickup: Starts September 7 and runs through September 10
  • Winter Storage drop off: December 3

If you have any questions on the program please contact