Chicago 430 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60605(312) 341-3500
Schaumburg 1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd.Schaumburg, IL 60173(847) 619-7300
Roosevelt University has contracted with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to provide affordable public transportation to all degree seeking, full-time students at the Chicago Campus through the CTA U-Pass program. All eligible students will be charged a mandatory, non-refundable fee of $138.00 in each fall and spring semester. The U-Pass fee cannot be waived for full-time Chicago campus students.
U-Pass offers unlimited rides on any CTA bus or train during the Fall and Spring semesters beginning five days before classes start and extending until five days after finals end. It is not offered during the Summer.
U-Pass is also valid for CTA Para Transit Special Services (for those qualified through the RTA) until the printed expiration date.
U-Pass does not require a transfer or surcharge.
U-Pass is NOT valid for travel on PACE suburban buses or Metra commuter trains.
The cards of students whose enrollment status changes to part-time will be deactivated without refund.
The U-Pass has the student’s photo and name on the card and is non-transferable.
12 or more credit hours per term for undergraduates
9 or more credit hours per term for graduate students
6 or more credit hours per term for doctoral students
Incomplete courses, GuIDE program courses from previous terms, classes at other universities and courses not officially listed on the current term registration cannot be used to determine full-time status.
Part-time students are not eligible for the program under the terms of the contract, and they may not purchase or receive a U-Pass.
For information about the distribution or use of the U-Pass, or if you have questions regarding your enrollment status or campus affiliation, please contact the Office of the Registrar at (312)341-2443.
Schaumburg students interested in requesting a UPass please click here.
Spring 2013 passes are active January 5, 2013 and expire on May 9, 2013
Bring your Roosevelt ID card and $50 for the non-refundable charge to the CTA Service Center at 567 W. Lake Street (see directions below). Only one replacement per semester is permitted. CTA accepts payment by cash, credit card or money order.
Go to the CTA Service center (address and directions below) with your Roosevelt ID card and a copy of the bus or train form (obtained from the bus driver or station service agent). If in a train station, note the turnstyle number where the damage or capture occurred.
If you damage your pass because you insert the pass into a bus cash slot instead of the card slot, it will be treated as a lost/stolen card.
567 W. Lake Street, 2nd floor
Hours: 8am-4:30pm Monday through Friday
It is a 25-30 minute walk from Roosevelt; or take the Green or Pink Line to the Clinton stop; or take the #56 bus. The Center is at the corner of Lake and Jefferson in the west loop.