Apply now for your Summer U-Pass or EquiPass
Fall and winter U-Pass cards will expire on April 30, 2021 for all Algonquin College, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, and Saint Paul University students.
Full-time summer students are eligible for the summer U-Pass. Part-time summer students or those not taking classes this summer can pay with Presto or may be eligible for a reduced fares through the EquiPass program.
Please do not throw out your current U-Pass card. It can be re-used next semester.
Summer U-Pass for full-time students
Students who are enrolled in classes full-time this summer at Algonquin College, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, and Saint Paul University are eligible for the U-Pass program.
For the latest information about the U-Pass program at your school, please visit:
Pay with Presto this summer
Students who are not enrolled in classes full-time this summer can purchase and load a Presto card to travel the OC Transpo network.
Please note, OC Transpo Customer Service Centres may be temporarily closed or operating with reduced hours due to the ongoing pandemic. During this time, Presto cards can be purchased and loaded at ticket machines, Shoppers Drug Mart and Loblaws store locations, and on prestocard.ca.
The EquiPass program may be an option for some students during the summer, depending on income. All applications must be sent by mail or by fax.
Apply early because approvals can take up to 30 business days.