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NJT : Back to School Student Savings


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Ridgewood NJ, Full-time college students can save 25 percent on NJ TRANSIT Monthly Passes when their school participates in our University Partnership Program. Getting the discount is simple. Enroll through the participating college’s website in our Quik-Tik online pass program for a monthly rail, bus, or light rail pass.

The colleges listed are already partners in the program: Adelphi University ,Atlantic Cape Community College, Barnard College, Bergen Community College, Berkeley College, Bloomfield College ,Brookdale Community College CUNY Baruch College, Caldwell University, Camden County College Centenary College ,City College of New York(CUNY) ,College of Mount Saint Vincent , College of Saint Elizabeth, Columbia University ,Cumberland County College, Dover Business College ,Drake College of Business Drew University Drexel University Eastwick College Essex County Community College ,Fairleigh Dickinson University, Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Felician College, Fordham Law School-NY ,Fordham University Georgian Court University, Guttman Community College (CUNY) ,Hofstra University ,Hudson County Community College, Hunter College ,Hussian School of Art Jersey College – School of Nursing, John Jay College(CUNY) ,Kean University ,LIM College, Lincoln Technical Institute (Paramus, NJ) ,Long Island University (Brooklyn) , Marymount Manhattan College ,Mercy College, Middlesex County Community College ,Monmouth University, Montclair State University, New Jersey City University, New Jersey Institute of Technology ,New York Institute of Technology, New York Law School, New York School of Interior Design, New York University (NYU), Ocean County College ,Pace University, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine ,Passaic County Community College, Pillar College, Polytechnic Institute of NYU ,Pratt Institute ,Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton University ,Ramapo College of New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College ,Rider University, Rowan College at Burlington County, Rowan College of Gloucester County, Rowan University Rutgers – School of Health Related Professions (formerly UMDNJ) ,Rutgers University ,SAE Institute of Technology SUNY – State College of Optometry Saint John’s University, Saint Peter’s College ,Salem Community College School of Visual Arts, Seton Hall University ,Stevens Institute of Technology, Stockton University, The College of New Jersey, The King’s College ,The New School University – NY, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro Graduate School of Technology ,Union County College, Universal Technical Institute (Bloomfield NJ) ,University of Pennsylvania ,University of Phoenix ,William Paterson University, Yeshiva University/Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

How To Buy Your Student Pass

  • Log onto your school website
  • Search for “Student Pass” or NJ TRANSIT
  • Follow the steps on screen
  • Buy your pass by the 10th of the month to receive it the following month (for example, place your order by September 10th for your October pass)

Terms of Use

The student monthly pass is for the personal use of the student who purchased it and is restricted for use traveling to/from stations indicated on the pass for the sole purpose of attending school. Student passes are not honored to or from any other rail station except those printed on the pass, but they may be used on certain buses and light rail vehicles as permitted under NJ TRANSIT cross-honoring policies. NJ TRANSIT reserves the right to review applications for student passes to ensure compliance with NJ TRANSIT policies. Students must present their student identification card upon request by train crew personnel or other NJ TRANSIT representatives.

Student Interns

Student interns that attend a NJ TRANSIT accredited school in New Jersey, New York or Pennsylvania may purchase a student monthly pass as long as the internship is through the school as part of the program to obtain a degree, and it is an unpaid internship. Students must submit a letter, written on the school letterhead stating that the internship is a required part of the school program to obtain the student’s degree.

Plan Your Trip

Planning your trip on NJ TRANSIT is easy. Use our Trip Planner for a customized trip plan.

University Partnering

Universities, you can help your students save money on their commute all year long by participating in our University Partnership Program. Just as important, fewer students require on-campus parking and more potential students realize just how accessible your campus is! Another benefit of this partnership is our assistance with creating on-campus information centers to promote student awareness of NJ TRANSIT options in addition to the online student monthly pass (available for bus, rail, or light rail) that is discounted at 25% off. Interested colleges, universities, and post-secondary schools can email us. If you are a student, have your school’s administration contact us to begin a partnership.

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