Loyola University Chicago

CTA U-Pass


‌2018-2019 Activation and Deactivation Dates

Each qualifying program has unique dates that the U-Pass team uses for activation, new pass production, and deactivation of all transit cards. The following dates are approximate to show important dates that students should be aware regarding the activation and deactivation of their U-Pass benefit.

2018-2019 Calendar*

ProgramTermEligibility DeadlineActivation Date*Deactivation Date*
Undergrad Spring 2019 1/24/2019 1/13/2019 5/5/2019
Grad Spring 2019 1/24/2019 1/13/2019 5/5/2019
Law Spring 2019 1/18/2019 1/7/2019 5/11/2019
Arrupe Spring 2019 1/23/2019 1/10/2019 5/6/2019
Quinlan Grad Business Program

Winter 2 2019

1/22/2018 1/14/2019 2/19/2019
Quinlan Grad Business Program

Spring 2019

2/28/2018 2/20/2019 5/12/2019

*All Passes Deactivate at 11:59pm on the Deactivation Date listed. All Passes activate at in the early morning of the date listed.

*Students who register late may not have a pre-printed pass. These students must visit U-Pass Distribution to make sure passes are ordered and to receive a temporary transit pass.

Passes are valid for 5 years. Lost or stolen U-Pass will incur a $50 replacement fee

Eligibility Deadline: The last day for new and existing students have to qualify for U-Pass in LOCUS  and have their U-Pass turned on.

Late registering students: After this date, students should expect their U-Passes activated 3-4 business days after they register as full-time students in LOCUS. Students who register after the Eligibility Deadline should not expect a change in eligibility status or charge.

New Students only: The first week of classes, the U-Pass team will distribute new passes to students. It is recommended all new students visit U-Pass distribution, times and dates are listed here