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The University Pass Program (U-Pass) is a Moody student's pass to travel to stores, social events, sports events, art and entertainment centers, churches and Practical Christian Ministries (PCM) throughout Chicago. Participation in the CTA U-Pass program is mandatory for all full-time (12 credits or more) undergraduates in the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Program and seminary (9+ credit hours) students. The U-Pass cost is $140.00 for each Fall and Spring semesters and is included in the student's school bill each semester. This fee is non-refundable. The U-Pass Program in not available during Summer school sessions.

U-PASS Rules and Regulations

(as outlined by the CTA)

  • The U-Pass provides full-time students unlimited rides on any CTA bus or train during an academic term.
  • U-Passes of students who drop to part-time status will be deactivated.
  • Any U-Pass presented by a person other than the student whose name and photograph appears on it will be confiscated, and the person may be subject to arrest.
  • Students should carry their student ID with them at all times when they are planning to use the CTA U-Pass.

Replacement of U-Passes 

Damaged or Captured Passes: 

To replace, come to the CTA Customer Service Center with a copy of the bus or rail form (obtained from the bus operator or customer assistant) and your ID. If your U-Pass is put into the bus cash slot, it is treated as a lost/stolen U-Pass and you will need to pay $50.00 for a replacement; no courtesy pass will be issued. Rail: for captured pass obtain the turnstyle number.

Lost/Stolen: 

Bring valid school ID and $50.00 (cash, credit or money order) non-refundable replacement fee to the CTA Customer Service Center. Lost/stolen cards will be replaced only once per academic term.

Replacement U-Passes will be distributed by the Office of Student Programs on Fridays after 2 p.m.

CTA Contact Information
cta-upass@transitchicago.com
Phone: 1-888-YOUR-CTA (1-888-968-7282)

Customer Service Center Address:
567 West Lake St. 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Directions: take either the Pink or Green line to Clinton, walk 1 block west to Lake and Jefferson, or the #56 bus. CTA is on the corner of Lake and Jefferson.

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