PARENTS & COMMUNITIES
Transportation is provided by the Owatonna Bus Company.

All students eligible for transportation and those who have arranged for transportation with a private contract can log into e-Link below to obtain their bus route information.

Any parent with daycare information, even if the daycare has stayed the same from the previous year, needs to contact the bus company immediately.

The times for pickup and drop-off of students in the letter are approximate. Please be patient and flexible for the first couple of weeks until everything settles down into a routine.

We look forward to transporting the students of Owatonna to and from school this coming school year. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call us at the Owatonna Bus Company.

Our phone number is 507-451-5262.

For more information on the student rules and safety, click on the tabs below.

The School Bus Ride is considered an extension of the school day:
All rules that apply at school also apply to riding the school bus.
School buses are equipped with cameras to modify student behavior.

Riding the school bus is a privilege – NOT A RIGHT (https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/121A.59).
Students who abuse this privilege will lose it.

1. Student will be at bus stop on time – driver will not wait for late students.
2. Student will display proper conduct at the bus stop.
3. Student will wait for bus off roadway.
4. Student will cross road ONLY IN FRONT of bus.

The School Bus Ride is considered an extension of the school day:
All rules that apply at school also apply to riding the school bus.
School buses are equipped with cameras to modify student behavior.

Riding the school bus is a privilege – NOT A RIGHT (https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/cite/121A.59).
Students who abuse this privilege will lose it.

1. Student will obey the bus driver at all times.
2. Student will sit where directed by their driver.
3. Student will remain seated at all times.
4. Student will never use the emergency door except in case of physical emergency or when directed by the driver .
5. Student will keep all body parts inside the bus at all times.
6. Students will not use profane or vulgar language.
7. Student will not throw objects.
8. Student will not eat or drink on bus.
9. Student will not litter bus.
10. Student will not shout on bus or out windows.
11. Student will not play or assemble musical instrument on bus.
12. Student will not use any electronic device (phone, tablet, etc) which creates any sounds (music, sound effects, etc) without the use of headphones.
13. Student will not mark with any pen, pencil, or other marking device on the bus interior or exterior.
14. Student will be held financially responsible for any damage done deliberately or through rowdiness.
15. Student will report any damage at once to the driver.

To provide the most accurate routing information possible, we have implemented the use of an online portal to obtain your students bus ride information. This program is called “e-Link.”

Please keep in mind that this information is pulled directly from our system at the moment you request it, and as we are constantly adjusting routes to better serve the community, your students’ route and/or time may occasionally change.

To login to the system, you will need the following information.

Students in grades k-12 attending the public school system:
User Name: Student ID number – This is easily obtainable by logging into the Infinite Campus system
Password: Student birthday

For example:
Student ID: 987654321
Birthday: Feb 1 2010
User Name: 987654321
Password: 02012010

You will be asked to change your password during your first login,

Students in grades k-12 attending Saint Mary’s or Owatonna Christian School:
Please Contact the Owatonna Bus Company to obtain your login credentials.

Check My Bus Route

e-Link Login

Click on the button to the right to log into e-Link and check you bus route.