Summer 2019 U-Pass

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Summer 2019 U-Pass

New participants, complete Metro registration survey and purchase 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 local Metro buses including Zone 1, Metro Rapid, Metro Liner, Metro rail services, and Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus.

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 local Metro buses including Zone 1, Metro Rapid, Metro Liner, Metro rail services, and Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus.

The Summer 2019 Metro U-Pass is valid from May 28, 2019 to August 25, 2019, a total of 13 weeks.

 

NOTE: 

  • Beginning May 28th 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.

  

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 Summer 2019.
  • Have your proof of survey completion and your Cal State LA Golden Eagle Card ready, then Sign-uand pay for your U-Pass at the Transportation Center. Payment methods accepted at the Transportation Center are Cash, Check, and Visa/Mastercard. 

 

Summer U-Pass Eligibility Requirements

  • Program is for currently enrolled Cal State LA students.
  • Students need to be enrolled in the Summer 2019 semester.
  • You 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.
  • Cannot own a parking permit concurrently.
  • Must Complete the Metro registration survey.

 

 

Summer 2019 U-Pass Proration Schedule

Date Purchased  Price  Weeks Valid

May 28, 2019 - June 2, 2019

 $ 97.50

13 Weeks

June 3, 2019 - June 9, 2019

 $ 90.00 12 Weeks

June 10, 2019 - June 16, 2019

 $ 82.50

11 Weeks

June 17, 2019 - June 23, 2019

 $ 75.00

10 Weeks

June 24, 2019 - June 30, 2019

 $ 67.50

9 Weeks

July 2, 2019 - July 7, 2019

 $ 60.00

8 Weeks

July 8, 2019 - July 14, 2019

 $ 52.50

7 Weeks

July 15, 2019 - July 21, 2019

 $ 45.00

6 Weeks

July 22, 2019 - July 28, 2019

 $ 37.50

5 Weeks

July 29, 2019 - August 4, 2019

 $ 30.00

4 Weeks

August 5, 2019 - August 11, 2019

 $ 22.50

3 Weeks

August 12, 2019 - August 18, 2019

 $ 15.00

2 Weeks

August 19, 2019 - August 25, 2019

 $ 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 buses, Metro Rapid, Metro Liner, and Metro rail services, including the Zone 1, Metro Rapid, Metro Liner, Metro rail services, and Santa Monica's 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 on all local Metro buses, Metro Rapid, Metro Liner, Metro rail services, and Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus.  Additionally it is accepted on the Zone 1 Silver Line when it's serving Cal State LA.

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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