NJ Transit Student Pass Program

About the NJ Transit  Online Student Pass

nj Transit Student pass flyer

The following information is provided by NJ Transit:

NJ Transit Student Pass Website

What is NJ TRANSIT Online Student Pass?


NJ TRANSIT Online Student Pass provides full-time undergraduate and graduate students with a 25% discount on already discounted monthly passes for NJ TRANSIT bus, rail and light rail systems.

Is this program for any undergraduate or graduate student in New Jersey?


No. Colleges and universities must join the Student Pass program first before students can buy a Student Pass
 online. For a list of the participating colleges and universities, go to njtransit.com/studentpass or click ‘Student Pass’ under the ‘Ticket Options' menu.


Are all students able to buy a Student Pass?

Full-time undergraduate and graduate students at participating institutions are eligible.



How do I buy a Student Pass?


All passes are purchased 
online through a secure, automatic bill payment system, 
which also provides account management tools. Students must sign up via the 
school website.
To Buy Your Student Pass:


  • 
Log onto your school website
  • Search for "Student Pass" or NJ TRANSIT
  • Follow the steps on screen 

  • 
Buy your pass by the 10th of the month to receive it the following month 
(for 
example, place your order by September 10th for your October pass) 
A non
-
refundable $3 processing fee will be applied each month, in 
addition to the fare for
the pass.



How long is the pass 
valid
? 


The pass is good for one month
as shown
. 
You will receive a new monthly pass in 
the mail every month unless you choose to suspend your account. Each month, y
our 
credit card is automatically billed.
•

Do I have to buy 
a pass
 for the summer months? 


No. NJ TRANSIT suspends every Student P
ass account at the end of May. Students 
who want 
to buy a Student Pass
during the summer months or want to reactivate 
their Student Pass
 account
 in the fall can do so through online account
management
.
•

Can I suspend my account at any time?


Yes. You can su
spend your account through the online account management tools. 
•

Do students at non
-
participating schools receive a student discount?


Students who attend 
accredited 
colleges/post
-
secondary schools where online 
Student Pass sales are not yet 
available,
can obtain a discounted rail monthly pass 
by going to any NJ TRANSIT ticket window to pick up a paper form. The discount for 
students 
of
 accredited 
non
-
participating schools is 25% off rail monthly passes only 
–
not bus or light rail
passes
.