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Bicycle Friendly University

The Bicycle Friendly University (BFU℠) program recognizes institutions of higher education for promoting and providing a more bikeable campus for students, staff and visitors. The BFU program provides the roadmap and technical assistance to create great campuses for cycling.

The 2023 BFU Application is now CLOSED.

Preview the 2023 BFU Application Questions here. (.pdf)

2023 Submission Deadline: August 10, 2023 11:59pm PT.


The 2024 BFU Application will open in October 2023. 

2024 Submission Deadline: August 8, 2024 11:59pm PT.


Learn more about the Bicycle Friendly University program.


Eligibility: Any university, college, community college or other institution of higher education with a physical campus in the United States is eligible to apply for the BFU program.

Application Fee: There is a $100 application fee to apply for the Bicycle Friendly University designation. Discounts are available. Learn more here