Information for post-secondary students

Your Post-Secondary Semester Pass will get you OnYourWay with Guelph Transit

New! College and university students need to use an OnYourWay fare card to ride Guelph Transit. Student ID cards are no longer accepted as valid bus fare.

Starting December 11, 2020, students can load a January to April 2021 semester pass, at a price of $272.

If you already have an OnYourWay fare card

If you currently have a post-secondary OnYourWay fare card, you will need to confirm your eligibility before loading the semester pass. To confirm your eligibility, email [email protected] with the following information:

  • Full name
  • Proof of enrolment in Winter 2021 semester (tuition payment receipt, enrolment letter, timetable)
  • Student ID number
  • Current OnYourWay fare card number

Once you receive a confirmation email, you will be able to load the semester pass on your OnYourWay fare card. Do not attempt to load the semester pass before you receive the confirmation email.

If you need an OnYourWay fare card

The post-secondary semester pass will be available for purchase starting December 11, 2020. If you would like to pick-up an OnYourWay fare card and load the semester pass online, you can pick up a fare card at:

  • Guelph Transit administrative office: 170 Watson Road South, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. We accept debit and credit card.
  • ServiceGuelph (City Hall): 1 Carden Street, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. We accept cash, debit or credit card.

Starting December 11, you can pick-up and purchase the semester pass at the same time. You need to show proof of enrolment when picking up or buying a pass.

Plan your trip with Google Transit

Bus schedules and route maps

You can also plan your trip online with Google Transit. Get more information on our trip planning page.

Collection of personal information

Personal information is being collected and will be used for the purpose of verifying your eligibility for the post-secondary semester pass. The supporting documentation you provide (e.g. enrollment letter) will be deleted after staff have reviewed it and confirmed your eligibility. If you do not want to email your supporting documentation you can visit the Guelph Transit Administrative Office (170 Watson Road South), the pop-up tent at Guelph Central Station or ServiceGuelph (Guelph City Hall, 1 Carden Street).

Personal information, as defined by Section 2 of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and in accordance with the provisions of MFIPPA.

If you have questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this personal information, please contact the City’s Information and Access Coordinator by phone at 519-822-1260 extension 2349 or email [email protected].

For more information

519-822-1811 extension 2794
[email protected]