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Change in CTA U-PASS eligibility for Summer 2021

The Summer 2021 CTA U-PASS program will operate differently than in the Fall and Spring semesters.

For Summer 2021 ONLY, the CTA U-PASS will be available for any full-time summer session student that elects to OPT-IN prior to the June 18 deadline. Unfortunately, no exceptions can be made for missing this deadline.

For the Summer 2021 U-PASS OPT-IN application, visit

  • ALL students are in OPT-OUT status by default (including staff taking a summer course load).
  • Student that wish to activate the benefit must OPT-IN at This benefit is only available to full-time (6+ credit hours for undergraduate/professional, 5+ credit hours for graduate) summer session students.
  • The Summer U-PASS will be active from May 12, 2021 through August 11, 2021.
  • The deadline to OPT-IN for the Summer U-PASS is June 18 at midnight (CST). After June 18, the OPT-status cannot change for the duration of the summer session.
  • Students who drop below full-time status prior to the deadline will have their U-PASS deactivated.
  • Students who OPT-IN, but are not registered as full-time students will not be eligible and will not be assessed the fee.
  • To OPT-IN to the Summer 2021 CTA U-PASS program, students must visit For students obtaining a new U-PASS for the summer session can request delivery at For students with existing U-PASS cards, the standard policies on lost/replacement cards will still be enforced.

For the Summer 2021 U-PASS OPT-IN application, visit


For the U-PASS Alternate Pickup form, visit