Fares & Passes

University Pass Program

In partnership with Denton County higher education institutions, DCTA has established a University Pass Program to provide an affordable and convenient commute alternative for students, faculty and staff affiliated with local colleges and universities. The University Pass Program offers two types of passes – local and regional.

Local System fares are valid on the A-train, DCTA Connect Bus, Highland Village Connect Shuttle, Denton Airport Zone, Lewisville Lakeway Zone and University of North Texas (UNT) Campus Shuttles. These fares are not valid for paratransit trips.

Regional System fares are valid on the A-train, DCTA Connect Bus, Highland Village Connect Shuttle, Denton Airport Zone, Lewisville Lakeway Zone and the University of North Texas (UNT) Campus Shuttles. Regional System Passes also offer access to fixed-route bus and rail services operated by DCTA, DART, the TRE and Trinity Metro. These fares are not valid for paratransit trips.

***PLEASE NOTE: The University A-train Promotion ended on January 14, 2019.

Student  

Local - Full Semester (130-140 days)

$125.00
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Local - Summer Semester (80-90 days)

$80.00
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Local - Annual Local Pass (12 months from date of purchase)

$300.00
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Regional - Full Semester (130-140 days)

$175.00
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Regional - Summer Semester (80-90 days)

$150.00
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Regional - Annual Regional Pass (12 months from date of purchase)

$400.00
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Faculty/Staff  

Local - Semester Faculty/Staff Pass (130-140 days)

$170.00
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Local - Annual Faculty/Staff Pass (12 months from date)

$420.00
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Regional - Semester Faculty/Staff Pass (130-140 days)

$340.00
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Regional - Annual Faculty/Staff Pass (12 months from date)

$840.00
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How to Purchase:

In Person – UNT, TWU and NCTC students, faculty and staff can purchase the University Pass at the Euline Brock Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) during regular business hours. DCTA is able to accept cash, check or credit cards. Passes may not be immediately available.

TWU: https://portal.twu.edu/default.asp 
UNT: http://transportationforms.unt.edu/DCTA/verify.php

Required Documentation:

When purchasing a University Pass, individuals must provide the following forms required to verify student enrollment and employment status.

  • UNT students should provide an Enrollment Verification Paper from the registrar’s office
  • TWU students should provide a copy of their e-bill
  • NCTC students can complete a form available from the registrar’s office
  • Employee IDs will serve as employment verification for all three educational institutions

Questions:

Please call DCTA Customer Service at 940.243.0077