BUMC Student MBTA Semester Pass

MBTA Student Semester Pass – Spring 2020 enrollment

BUMC students (full-time and part-time) may sign up for the MBTA semester pass program and save 11 percent. There is a Fall Semester pass for September-December and a Spring Semester pass for February-May. Summer discounted MBTA semester passes are NOT available.

To apply for a MBTA Student Semester Pass

  • To apply, go to the Student Link and select “MBTA Semester Pass” from the express link menu, log in using your Boston University login name and Kerberos password, and then follow the on-screen instructions. If you do not have a BU login name and Kerberos password, select the Student Link’s “Basics” tab and then select “Read Me First/Getting Started” for instructions.Applications, cancellations, or refunds cannot be processed after the MBTA deadline (4pm EDT, Friday, January 10th,2020).Note: Students wishing to charge their student account must be registered full-time and in good standing to charge their account on the date of the deadline.

**Semester Link, Local Bus, Inner Express, and Outer Express passes will be loaded on to a CharlieCard, which will remain valid from February 1st until May 31st, 2020. If your bus or link pass is lost or damaged, contact us and we can order you a replacement pass at no extra cost. Unfortunately, the MBTA will not issue replacement passes for lost Zone or Boat passes.**




Please note:

  • No applications, cancellations, or refunds can be processed once the Fall semester deadline has passed. These are non-negotiable policies set by the MBTA.
  • CharlieCards issued for the Semester Pass program are only valid for the time period specified.
  • DO NOT add a monthly pass or fare value to your CharlieCard as the card will expire when the program ends.
  • Fall Semester Pass CharlieCards expire on December 31 and Spring Semester Pass CharlieCards expire on May 31.