Bus Pass

How to receive your Universal Bus Pass (U-Pass)

All students registered in at least 1.5 credits can obtain a Universal Bus Pass (U-Pass) for use in St. Catharines, Thorold, Niagara Falls, Welland, Fort Erie, Pelham and the Niagara Regional Transit Systems!

To receive your U-Pass, bring your Brock card to the BUSU Reception Desk (open week days from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), upstairs in the Student-Alumni Building.

About U-Pass

Your U-Pass, gives you access to St. Catharines, Thorold, Niagara Falls, Welland, Fort Erie, Pelham and the Niagara Regional Transit Systems.

U-Pass is effective from the Sept. 1 until the end of the academic year. There is no Universal Bus Pass from May 1st until August 31st (see spring/summer pass information below).

For more information on how to get to Brock and around the Niagara Region, please check out the resources on the Your Bus website.

If you have questions about your U-Pass, please contact reception@brockbusu.ca.

Can I opt out of U-Pass?

U-Pass is provided by ancillary fees, which were voted on by student referendum, so students can not opt out.

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Discounted Spring/Summer Passes

While U-Pass is valid from September through April, we also partner with St. Catharines Transit to provide a special discount to anyone studying in either the Spring or Summer semesters.

There are two discounted options available to Brock students:

    • Spring Pass $185  (valid from May 1 to July 15)
    • Semester Pass $265 (valid from May to August)

Both passes will be available at the downtown St. Catharines bus terminal (a valid student card will be required for purchase).

For any questions regarding Spring/Summer transit options, please call the St. Catharines Transit Commission at (905) 687-5555, or fill out their online form.

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