Student Programs

U-Pass College Student Program

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What is U-Pass?

U-Pass is Metro's college program giving students unlimited rides on Metrorail and Metrobus throughout the semester. U-Pass is included in the cost of tuition at participating schools (equivalent to $1 per day).

UPass Apple Pay coming soon 2

U-Pass in Apple Wallet is coming soon!  Students in participating U-Pass program schools are currently testing this exciting new product. 

Who is eligible for U-Pass?

In order to be eligible for U-Pass, your school must first be enrolled in the Metro program.  Once your school is enrolled in the program, you must be a full-time student 


K-12 Students

Kids Ride Free

Kids Ride Free

  • Students ride for free on Metrobus, DC Circulator, and Metrorail within the District of Columbia to get to school and school-related activities.
  • Eligibility: District of Columbia students between ages 5 to 21 enrolled in an elementary or secondary public, charter, private or parochial school located within the District, or a ward of DC through the foster care system.
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