New RTD bus pass pick-up required Jan. 7-25

January 2, 2013

Students living On-Campus:

  • New RTD CollegePass cards must be picked up in person and you must present a current Buff OneCard to be issued your new pass. Cards will be available for pick up at individual Hall Offices for all Residence Hall and Bear Creek apartment residents starting on Jan. 9. Please bring your current Buff OneCard when you go to pick up and sign for your card.

Students living Off-Campus:

  • New RTD CollegePass cards must be picked up in person and you must present a current Buff OneCard to be issued your new pass. Cards will be available for pick up at the large tent in the East Courtyard of C4C near the Buff OneCard office. Tent hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Jan. 7-25.  Additional pick up hours will be on Saturday, Jan.12 and Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be NO pick up hours on Sundays or on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, on Monday, Jan. 21.

The expiration date of 2012 College Passes has been extended to Jan. 31, 2013.

Students planning to use RTD services are strongly advised to pick up their new RTD CollegePass cards prior to Jan. 25to ensure there is no disruption of service or transit access. After Jan. 25, all RTD CollegePass cards must be picked up in person at the Buff OneCard office, located in N180 C4C. 

Once a card has been issued, lost or damaged cards can be replaced at the Buff OneCard Office for $10, which is an RTD mandated fee.

In 1991, CU-Boulder students were among the first in the nation to negotiate prepaid bus passes. They have also been key in other sustainable transportation initiatives for the campus including Late Night Transit, the Bike Program and the CU Ski Bus.

For more information about College Pass smart cards for students including FAQs visit http://ecenter.colorado.edu/transportation/bus/collegepass. For RTD services and schedule information visit www.rtd-denver.com or call RTD at 303-299-6000.

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