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The Connecticut Department of Transportation has worked with the University of Connecticut (U-Conn) and Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) to create a uniform pass program for state supported colleges and universities.




  • U-Pass CT and Valid Studen ID (from any Public University in CT - see list below) must always be presented to operator otherwise the rider must pay regular fare.


  • The U-Pass CT is isssued by the students college NOT SEAT; new or replacement passes are issued by the student's college.


  • U-Pass CT is for unlimited rides on all SEAT fixed route buses, and other Connecticut bus transit and rail systems including Shore Line East and intrastate New Haven Line (to the NY border).


  • U-Pass CT is valid for the period of time printed on the face of the pass.  Initial pass is valid August 1 - December 31, 2017.




Who is eligible?

The UPass is available to both full and part time credit undergraduate students at the colleges and universities taking at least one class per semester on campus.  Quinebaug, Northwestern and Naugatuck Valley Community Colleges and Eastern and Western CT State Universities are not participating in the program in the fall of 2017. In addition, at this time graduate students as well as exclusively online, non-credit and early college/high school students are not eligible for the program.