Thanks to your U-Pass, you can enjoy considerable savings compared to the cost of monthly transit passes.

The U-Pass is a mandatory bus pass program for all graduate and undergraduate students who are registered full-time at the University of Ottawa, completing a CO-OP work term, or going on an outgoing exchange. 

The U-Pass is a student initiative that has come into effect through successful student referendums and through collaboration with OC Transpo and STO.

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Don’t throw away your U-Pass!

Don’t throw away your U-Pass! If you have received a blue U-Pass, you must renew it at a recharging station.
If you throw away your U-Pass or if you lose it, a 30$ non-refundable replacement fee will be due prior to obtaining a new card. The replacement fee must be paid in person and cannot be applied to your student account.
Recharge your card

Contact us

uOttawa Card Service and U-Pass

90U Residence (map)
90 University Private, Room 145
Ottawa ON, K1N 6N5

Info on student card and meal plans
Phone: 613-562-5885
E-mail: [email protected]

In person

Book an in-person appointment using our virtual line

Info on U-Pass
Phone: 613-562-5700

uOttawa Card Service Cardholder agreement

Hours of operation

May 15, 2023 to August 11, 2023
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

August 14, 2023 to May 13, 2024
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.