Fall 2019 U-Pass

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The Commuter Services Office provides faculty, staff and students with an extensive Rideshare Program. The following programs are available to assist you in your commute to Cal State LA.


Fall 2019 U-Pass Sales Begin August 1, 2019

New participants, complete Metro registration survey and purchase at Transportation Center

Renew your U-Pass at Transportation Center

Get around for less with the Golden Eagle U-Pass!

Get around for less with the Golden Eagle U-Pass!

U-Pass Program

The Metro U-Pass is a reduced-fare transit pass, offering college students unlimited rides on any Metro system in LA County that accepts TAP, including all Metro bus and rail, as well as Culver City Bus, GTrans, LA DASH, Torrance Transit, Long Beach Transit, Montebello Bus Lines, Norwalk Transit, Pasadena Transit and Big Blue Bus.

The Fall 2019 Metro U-Pass is $125 with subsidy and is valid from August 19, 2019 to January 19, 2020 a total of 22 weeks.

The U-Pass is subsidized by Metro, Student Union, Cal State LA Parking & Transportation Services, and the Student Success Fee.  Please view the Fall 2019 U-Pass Proration Schedule below.  Don't miss out on getting your Fall U-Pass!

 

NOTE: 

  • Beginning August 19th U-Passes will continue to be sold at a prorated rate for the remaining of the semester (See schedule below). 
  • Students must meet the eligibility requirements at time of purchase. 
  • Must have Cal State LA ID when purchasing a U-Pass.
  • Students cannot possess a Cal State LA semester parking permit and a valid U-Pass concurrently.
  • Metro U-Pass is not valid on Metrolink trains or Foothill Transit.
  • Purchase is final – no refunds.

  

Fall U-Pass Eligibility Requirements

  • Program is for currently enrolled Cal State LA students.
  • Students need to be enrolled in the Fall 2019 semester.
  • Students must have a Cal State LA Golden Eagle ID card. 
  • Student must use Metro as primary transportation to campus.  Not valid on Metrolink trains or Foothill Transit.
  • Students cannot own a parking permit concurrently.
  • Students must Complete the Metro registration survey.

 

 

 

How to Purchase a U-Pass

  • New U-Pass participants must complete the Metro Registration Survey.
  • Be enrolled in a course at Cal State LA for the Fall 2019.
  • Have your proof of survey completion and your Cal State LA Golden Eagle Card ready, then Sign-up and pay for your U-Pass at the Transportation Center. Payment methods accepted at the Transportation Center are Cash, Check, and Visa/Mastercard. 

 

Fall 2019 U-Pass Proration Schedule

Fall 2019 U-Pass Cost with Subsidy

Date Purchased

Price 

Weeks Valid

With Subsidy (While Supplies last)

$125.00

22 Weeks

 

Fall 2019 U-Pass Proration Schedule Without Subsidy

Date Purchased

Price 

Weeks Valid

August 19, 2019 - August 25, 2019

$148.50

22 Weeks

August 26, 2019 - September 1, 2019

$141.75

21 Weeks

September 2, 2019 - September 8, 2019

$135.00

20 Weeks

September 9, 2019 - September 15, 2019

$128.25

19 Weeks

September 16, 2019 - September 22, 2019

$121.50

18 Weeks

September 23, 2019 - September 29, 2019

$114.75

17 Weeks

September 30, 2019 - October 6, 2019

$108.00

16 Weeks

October 7, 2019 - October 13, 2019

$101.25

15 Weeks

October 14, 2019 - October 20, 2019

$94.50

14 Weeks

October 21, 2019 - October 27, 2019

 $ 87.50

13 Weeks

October 28, 2019 - November 3, 2019

 $ 81.00

12 Weeks

November 4, 2019 - November 10, 2019

 $ 74.25

11 Weeks

November 11, 2019 - November 17, 2019

 $ 67.50

10 Weeks

November 18, 2019 - November 24, 2019

 $60.75

9 Weeks

November 25, 2019 - December 1, 2019

 $ 54.00

8 Weeks

December 2, 2019 - December 8, 2019

 $ 47.25

7 Weeks

December 9, 2019 - December 15, 2019

 $ 40.50

6 Weeks

December 16, 2019 - December 22, 2019

 $ 33.75

5 Weeks

December 23, 2019 - December 29, 2019

 $ 27.00

4 Weeks

December 30, 2019 - January 5, 2020

 $ 20.25

3 Weeks

January 6, 2020 - January 12, 2020

 $ 13.50

2 Weeks

January 13, 2020 - January 19, 2020

 $ 7.50

1 Weeks

 

FAQ’s

Can I use the U-Pass on Metrolink trains?

U-Pass is not valid on Metrolink.  U-Pass is valid on all local Metro bus and rail, as well as Culver City Bus, GTrans, LA DASH, Torrance Transit, Long Beach Transit, Montebello Bus Lines, Norwalk Transit, Pasadena Transit and Big Blue Bus.

If I no longer need the U-Pass will I receive a refund?

Due to our partnerships that bring you such a reduced rate, U-Pass sales are final and there can be no refunds.

Do I need my student ID?

Yes, you need to bring your Cal State LA student ID.  If you do not bring your campus ID we cannot sell you a U-Pass.

Can I use the U-Pass on Foothill Transit?

U-Pass is not valid on Foothill lines.  Currently, the U-Pass is only valid all local Metro bus and rail, as well as Culver City Bus, GTrans, LA DASH, Torrance Transit, Long Beach Transit, Montebello Bus Lines, Norwalk Transit, Pasadena Transit and Big Blue Bus.

Can I buy a U-Pass for someone else?

No, you must be present with your campus ID to purchase a U-Pass.

I will be enrolled soon in classes; can I purchase a U-Pass?

Enrollment must be completed to purchase a U-Pass.

What do I do if my U-Pass is not working?

Tap your U-Pass once before you board or upon boarding.  Your pass will be activated after first tap.

Should it continue to not read please contact Commuter Services at (323)343-5277.

Can I purchase a U-Pass and a parking permit?

No, students cannot possess a Cal State LA semester parking permit and a valid U-Pass at the same time.

What happens if I lose my U-Pass?

Go to theTransportation Service Center located in Lot 3 to report your lost U-Pass.  There is a $25.00 fee to replace the first lost U-Pass.  You will be charged the prorated face value for all additional lost U-Passes..

 

For more information contact Transportation Services via email or call (323) 343-5277.

Transportation Services Office
Hours and Location:
Public Safety Building
(323) 343-5277
Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm

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