Universal Bus Pass

Summer 2024 U-Pass Update

Summer 2024 is the launch of the UMO Digital U-Pass System!
Begins May 1st, find out more details here

Summer U-PASS is optional, and must be purchased at paper & supply co.
Weekdays – UNC103

Service Schedule changes in effect April 28th, 2024:

The Universal Bus Pass (U-PASS) provides all UBC Okanagan students with affordable access to BC Transit in the Kelowna (and surrounding) area.

During the Fall/Winter semesters, the U-PASS fee is included in your tuition and student fees semester instalment; in the Summertime, the U-PASS is optional and available for purchase at the same semester rate.

Effective May 1, 2024 and onwards, you will need to either use cash, scan an UMO physical card, or use scan the UMO app. Scanning of Student ID cards on transit is no longer used and have been replaced by the two UMO options.

All transit service on-campus is between the Administration (ADM) building and the Engineering, Management and Education (EME) building, please see the UBC Okanagan Transit Exchange map further down this page for more details.

Please read through the U-PASS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

For schedules and more detailed transit maps, please visit:
UMO physical card registration
UMO Smartphone app download
NextRide FAQs

Have feedback about transit? Please report it to BC Transit and let us know.

UBC Okanagan Transit Exchange Map

UBC Faculty and Staff PROPass Program

As a UBC-O employee, you are eligible to enrol in the ProPASS Program to receive a reduced cost on adult monthly bus passes. Enrol online or through Parking Services for a minimum of one four-month Pass Period.

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When you create an account for BC Transit’s UMO Application, you are agreeing to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy of Cubic Umo.

Important Information About Your Personal Data:

  • Data Storage and Access: Some of the personal information you provide to the Umo platform, including your name, email, phone number and location data, will be stored outside of Canada by Moovit, a third-party service provider utilized by Cubic Umo to deliver necessary services for the Umo mobile application.
  • Data Minimization: To enhance your privacy, UBCO advises that you only supply personal information that is strictly necessary for the use of the service and limit the application’s access to your device’s location settings.

Review and Contact Information:
We strongly encourage you to carefully review the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy provided at the time of account creation, which detail your rights and obligations and explain how your information is handled. Should you have any questions or need further clarification on how BC Transit or its third-party service providers manages your personal information, please contact umoproject@bctransit.com

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