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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 2022 BFU Application is now closed. The 2023 submission form will open soon. 

2022 Submission Deadline: August 10, 2022 11:59pm PT.

The 2022 BFU awards will be announced in October 2022.

Preview the updated 2022 BFU Application here.


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