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Apply now for your Summer U-Pass or EquiPass

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During the summer months, May through August, many post-secondary school students will be eligible for the Summer U-Pass or reduced fares using summer EquiPass. Eligibility for these passes is based on the student’s enrollment status and income level.

Are you enrolled in summer classes?

If you are a post-secondary student who is enrolled in classes between May and August at a U-Pass establishment, you are eligible for the Summer U-Pass. U-Pass establishments include Algonquin College, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, and Saint Paul University.

uOttawa students:

As of Apr. 11, 2019, University of Ottawa students can pick-up their U-Pass at uOttawa Card Services:

University Centre (view map)
85 University Private, Room 104
Ottawa ON, K1N 6N5
Phone: 613-562-5893

Are you on summer break?

If you are a post-secondary student who is not taking summer classes but is enrolled in the Fall 2019 term, you may be eligible for an EquiPass. To be eligible for an EquiPass, you must be below the low-income threshold as set by the Government of Canada.

An EquiPass provides:

  • A free Presto card
  • Reduced per ride fares ($1.75 per ride)
  • Reduced monthly passes for ($58.25 per month)
  • Accepted payment method with ParaPay

How to apply for an EquiPass

Applications for EquiPass are now open – apply soon to beat the rush!

To apply, complete our application form and submit it in-person to an OC Transpo Customer Service Centre, City of Ottawa Client Service Centre, or Community and Social Support Centre.

Map of EquiPass application drop-off locations