Discounts are available to full-time students from SEPTA and New Jersey Transit.

SEPTA PennPass

Full-time Penn students may purchase a PennPass for specific service zones for semester-long discounted travel on SEPTA, Philadelphia's regional public transportation system. SEPTA buses, trolleys and trains offer frequent service from the University's campus to virtually all cultural, shopping and recreational venues throughout Philadelphia, the surrounding suburbs, Trenton, New Jersey (for connecting service to New York), Wilmington and Newark, Delaware. There is express service every half-hour between University City Station and Philadelphia International Airport. Click here for SEPTA's website for additional details.

Spring 2017

Valid: January 10, 2017 through May 10, 2017

  • Order: Campus Express website from December 1, 2016 through February 9, 2017:
  • Pickup: Beginning Friday, January 6, 9:00 am - 4:45 pm, Penn Parking Services Office, 3401 Walnut Street, 4th Floor. (Building entrance is next to Starbucks on the corner of 34th & Walnut Streets.) Please bring your PennCard.

Cost per semester: If you commute to campus or have other reasons to use SEPTA frequently, a PennPass can save you money. The PennPass is only offered for the fall and spring semesters. For SEPTA's website, click here.

  • City PennPass - $327.60
  • Zone 1 PennPass - $363.60  (Required for the following Regional Rail Stations: Allegheny, Angora, Chelten Avenue, East Falls, Fern Rock, Germantown, Olney, Queen Lane, Wayne Junction, Wistar, Wynnefield, 49th Street)

  • Zone 2 PennPass - $486.00
  • Zone 3 PennPass - $586.80
  • Anywhere PennPass - $687.60

New Jersey Transit

Full-time students are also eligible for a 25% discount on NJ Transit, New Jersey's public transportation system. A special Quik-Tik program is a fast, easy way to buy a monthly discounted pass which is mailed to your automatically each month. This program is administered by New Jersey Transit.

For more information on both the PennPass and student discounts for New Jersey Transit, or to sign up for either option, visit the "My Transportation" section in Campus Express.