U-Pass Information

U-Pass Information

U-Pass is back for fall 2021!

Arc (formerly Smart Fare)

Distribution of Arc cards will start on Monday September 13!

  • Cascade Room - Lower level SUB: September 13 - 29, 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • La Reception - Campus Saint-Jean: Starting September 13, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Note: All hours are Monday - Friday. There will be no distribution on September 30, the UASU is closed in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Important Note: Students are able to use their ONECard (no U-Pass sticker needed) until October 1, 2021, to access transit services until Arc card distribution is complete. All students must be using their Arc cards by October 1, 2021.

After Oct 1, Arc cards will be available at Student Life Central (lower level SUB), the International Services Centre (Telus Centre), and the Onecard Office (HUB) during normal business hours.

More details on ETS's new Arc system can be found here.

For more information on U-Pass and how it works, visit ualberta.ca.

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Students' Union Executive and Administrative Offices
Room 2-900
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7