For immediate release: January 8, 2018

Nine additional schools join Metro's University Pass Program

Metro today announced nine new schools are joining Metro's University Pass program for the Spring 2018 semester.

U·Pass is now available to students enrolled in the Washington, D.C. programs at the following nine schools:

  • Boston University
  • Maxwell School of Syracuse University
  • Wake Forest University
  • University of Colorado-Boulder
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Carnegie Mellon University's Institute for Politics and Strategy
  • Calvin College
  • Lutheran College
  • Hope College 

At about $1 per student per day, Metro's U·Pass offers an affordable transportation option for students to travel throughout the region for classes, internships, jobs and other activities.

Since the U·Pass program began in August 2016, students from American University, Washington College of Law and Carnegie Mellon University/Heinz College have taken more than 2.2 million rides on Metrorail and Metrobus using U·Pass.

The U
·Pass program is available to any accredited college or university in the Metro service area. The decision to participate is made by each university community. 


See how Metro's U·Pass benefits students!

We tag along with American University student Kris Schneider as he rides Metro on a typical day and watch the savings add up.