NJ TRANSIT Online Student Pass
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
Full-time undergraduate and graduate students at participating institutions are eligible.
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 into SelfService
- Select Finances
- Select 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.
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, your credit card is automatically billed.
No. NJ TRANSIT suspends every Student Pass 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.
Yes. You can suspend your account through the online account management tools.
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.