Spring MBTA Student Semester Pass

2021/2022 Spring MBTA Semester Passes may be ordered via the Transportation Management Portal between 9 a.m. ET Wednesday, November 10, 2021 and 4 p.m. ET Monday, January 10, 2022. No applications, cancellations, or refunds can be processed once the January 10th deadline has passed.

MBTA Spring Semester Passes will be valid during each of the following months:

  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May

Semester Link, Local Bus, and Express Bus passes will be loaded on to a CharlieCard, which will remain valid from February 1, 2022 until May 31, 2022.

Applying for a Student Semester Pass

To apply, go to the Transportation Management Portal, log in using your Boston University login name and Kerberos password, and then select “New Pass or Permit.”

Applications, cancellations, or refunds cannot be processed after the MBTA deadline (4pm EDT, January 10th).

Note: Students wishing to charge their student account must be registered full-time and in good standing to charge their account on the date of the deadline.

Students with disabilities are eligible for reduced MBTA fares. For more information, please visit the MBTA’s Transportation Access Pass page.


Note: CharlieCards issued for the Semester Pass program are only valid for the time period specified. DO NOT add a monthly pass or fare value to your CharlieCard as the card will expire when the program ends. Fall Semester Pass CharlieCards expire on December 31 and Spring Semester Pass CharlieCards expire on May 31.