AS

U-Pass

***NOTE: LOCAL METRO BUSSES ARE FREE TO RIDE THROUGH SEPTEMBER 23, 2021. At that point, Metro will make a decision to see if they will start charging fare for the Metro Bus. PAYMENT WILL STILL BE REQUIRED FOR: Metro Rail, Culver City Bus, GTrans, LA DASH, Torrance Transit, Long Beach Transit, Montebello Bus Lines, Norwalk Transit, Pasadena Transit, and Big Blue Bus.

U-Pass

Hello U-Pass Riders,

Fall 2021 U-Passes can now be purchased and renewed in person at the Ticket Office. The price is still $95 and it is valid from 8/16/21 through 1/23/22. To qualify for the Metro U-Pass, you must be enrolled in 6 or more units for undergraduate students and 3 or more units for graduate students. To purchase a U-Pass, please follow the steps below.

New Purchase

In Person:

  1. Bring your CSUN ID and provide us with your CSUN email address so that we can verify if you qualify for the $95 price.
  2. Complete the U-Pass Information form, which we will provide.
  3. We will put the loaded U-Pass sticker on the back of your CSUN ID and you can start using it as soon as it is valid.

Online:

  1. Log into your CSUN portal

  2. Click on the “Financial Matters” tab.

  3. Scroll down and click on “Purchase a CSUN Metro U-Pass.”

  4. Select term (ex: “Fall”).

  5. Select “Purchase a New Metro U-Pass” and follow the steps.

  6. If this is your first time purchasing a U-Pass, complete the U-Pass Information form at https://lametro.formstack.com/forms/upass_csun. It is at the end of the U-Pass purchase process (please use your CSUN email address).

  7. Bring your CSUN ID, the email confirmation of your purchase, and screenshot of your completed survey to the Ticket Office where we will give you your U-Pass.

Renewal

In Person:

  1. Bring your CSUN ID and provide us with your CSUN email address so that we can verify if you qualify for the $95 price.
  2. We will load the pass onto your sticker and you can start using it as soon as it is valid.

Online:

  1. Log into portal.

  2. Click on the “Financial Matters” tab.

  3. Click on the “Purchase a CSUN Metro U-Pass” hyperlink.

  4. Select term (ex: “Fall”).

  5. Select “Renew Existing Metro U-Pass” and follow the steps.

***For online renewals, after the transaction is completed, it will take 4-5 business days for Metro to activate your U-Pass.***

***If you would like us to upload your U-Pass renewal for you, you must come to the AS Ticket Office in person the same day that you renewed your U-Pass online***

For general transportation information, visit https://www.csun.edu/as/student-transportation-guide or email the AS Ticket Office at ticketoffice@csunas.org.

Note:If you do not have the unit requirement to qualify for the $95 U-Pass and are enrolled in at least 1 unit at CSUN, you can purchase the U-Pass at the full price of $174.40. Please visit the AS Ticket Office located in the University Student Union to purchase your U-Pass.

The U-Pass is good for unlimited rides on Metro rail and bus, Culver City Bus, GTrans, LA DASH, Torrance Transit, Long Beach Transit, Montebello Bus Lines, Norwalk Transit, Pasadena Transit and Big Blue Bus.