Spring 2020 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.


Spring 2020 U-Pass

Renewals available online now through January 16, 2020 at calstatela.aimsparking.com

  New participants, complete Metro registration survey and purchase at Transportation Center starting January 21, 2020

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 Spring 2020 Metro U-Pass is $125 and is valid from January 20, 2020 to May 31, 2020 a total of 19 weeks.

The U-Pass is subsidized by Metro, Student Union, Cal State LA Parking & Transportation Services, and the Student Success Fee.  Please view the Spring 2020 U-Pass Proration Schedule below.  Don't miss out on getting your Spring U-Pass!

 

NOTE: 

  • Beginning February 3rd 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.
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    Spring U-Pass Eligibility Requirements

  • Program is for currently enrolled Cal State LA students.
  • Students need to be enrolled in the Spring 2020 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.

 

Spring 2020 U-Pass Proration Schedule

Date Purchased  Price  Weeks Valid

January 20, 2020 - February 2, 2020

 $ 125.00

19 Weeks

February 3, 2020 - February 9, 2020

 $ 114.75

17 Weeks

February 10, 2020 - February 16, 2020

 $ 108.00

16 Weeks

February 17, 2020 - February 23, 2020

 $ 101.25

15 Weeks

February 24, 2020 - May 1, 2020

 $ 94.50

14 Weeks

May 2, 2020 - May 8, 2020

 $ 87.75

13 Weeks

May 9, 2020 - May 15, 2020

 $ 81.00

12 Weeks

May 16, 2020 - May 22, 2020

 $ 74.25

11 Weeks

May 23, 2020 - May 29, 2020

 $ 67.50

10 Weeks

May 30, 2020 - April 5, 2020

 $ 60.75

9 Weeks

April 6, 2020 - April 12, 2020

 $ 54.00

8 Weeks

April 13, 2020 - April 19, 2020

 $ 47.25 7 Weeks
April 20, 2020 - April 26, 2020

 $ 40.50

6 Weeks

April 27, 2020 - May 3, 2020

 $ 33.75

5 Weeks

May 4, 2020 - May 10, 2020

 $ 27.00

4 Weeks

May 11, 2020 - May 17, 2020

 $ 20.25

3 Weeks

May 18, 2020 - May 24, 2020

 $ 13.50

2 Weeks

May 25, 2020 - May 31, 2020

 $ 6.75

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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