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TTC post-secondary Metropasses available
for university and college students



University and college students can buy monthly “post-secondary student Metropasses” from TTC fare collectors at subway stations and some TTC ticket-sellers in retail stores — including stores on campus — for just $106.

You can also buy your pass from vending machines in many TTC subway and rapid transit stations and from GO Transit in Union Station only.

If you’re a student who has enrolled in a full-time degree- or diploma-granting program in a post-secondary institution in Toronto, you may use the monthly post-secondary student Metropass, along with a valid post-secondary TTC student photo identification card. You can also use the card if you’re a full-time student at private career college in Toronto.

(Unfortunately, if you’re a student in a post-secondary certificate program, you’re not eligible to buy the post-secondary student Metropasses.)

Show your post-secondary TTC student photo ID to the TTC driver or collector every time you use your monthly post-secondary student Metropass.


You can view a list of eligible institutions here. You can view a list of private career colleges in Toronto here.


If you want to buy a post-secondary TTC student photo ID card, a TTC photographic team will visit Centennial College, George Brown College, Ryerson University, Seneca College, the University of Toronto and York University to photograph you and issue your card for just $7. You only have to get the ID card once each academic year. You’ll have to buy your pass every month.

The team will not be visiting Humber College.

If you want to buy your ID card before the team visits your campus — or you miss the session at your school, you can also get your photo and buy the cards at Sherbourne Station.


Photo sessions for TTC post-secondary ID cards

Centennial College

Photographers on campus:

Thursday, September 26
AWC Gymnasium
Progress Campus
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

George Brown College

Photographers on campus:

Tuesday, October 1
King’s Lounge
St. James Campus
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Humber College

The photographic team is not visiting any campus of Humber College. Get your photo identification card at the TTC’s official card office in Sherbourne Station.

Ryerson University

Photographers on campus:

Thursday, August 29
Student Campus Centre, Room 115
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Friday, August 30
Student Campus Centre, Room 115
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Tuesday, September 3
Student Campus Centre, Room 115
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Seneca College

Photographers on campus:

Monday, September 30
Newnham (Don Mills / Finch) Campus
Room F1525 - SSF Clubs Room
From 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

University of Toronto

Photographers on campus:

Wednesday, September 4
St. George Campus
Hart House
Reading Room, Main Floor
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Wednesday, October 30
St. George Campus
Hart House
Reading Room, Main Floor
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

York University

Photographers on campus:

Wednesday, August 28,
Keele Campus
Chancellor’s Room - The Underground, Student Centre
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Tuesday, October 29
Keele Campus
Chancellor’s Room - The Underground, Student Centre
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.


If you miss your school’s photo-session, you can visit the TTC’s photo ID centre in Sherbourne Station and TTC staff will shoot your photo and issue your card.

Or, if you lose your post-secondary TTC student photo ID, you can also replace your old card by visiting the photo ID centre.

The photo ID centre is open Mondays to Fridays from 3 until 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. It’s also open on the first and last business day of each month (Mondays to Fridays only) from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Buying a new card or replacing your old card will cost you $5.25 at the Sherbourne photo ID centre.

From Tuesday, October 29 until Friday, November 1 and again Monday, November 4, the photo ID card office operates with longer hours — from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Sherbourne Station is not an accessible subway station. If you are travelling with a mobility device or have difficulty gaining access to the photo ID centre, visit the TTC’s Customer Service Centre, upstairs from Davisville Subway Station at 1900 Yonge Street, Mondays to Fridays from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., except statutory holidays. The office is open longer hours — from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Thursdays and the first and the last business day of each month.

Staff will take a digital photo, send it to Sherbourne for processing and then mail the card to you. Call TTC Customer Service at 416-393-3030, if you need more information about this.


You may still use this year’s pass even after classes end in the spring. For example, you can still use your pass from the 2012-2013 academic year until Thursday, October 31. However, you can’t use your post-secondary TTC student Metropass if you’re no longer enrolled in a degree or diploma program. You’ll have to return your pass to the TTC.

Another university or college student may use your post-secondary TTC student Metropass, if they show the fare collector or driver their photo ID when they enter a subway or rapid transit station or board streetcars and buses.

If you don’t have a pass, you’ll have to pay full adult fare.









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