As students’ legal representatives at the University of Waterloo, WUSA negotiates the U-Pass contracts with GRT on behalf of all undergrads. The current system was put in place after initiating talks with the Region of Waterloo. Prior to implementation of [...]
Yes, UPass holders will have full access to the ION Light Rail. Tap at the station before you get on the train.
If your Watcard fails to validate, it may be due to technical issues, or you may not be enrolled in the U-Pass program. Send an email with your student # to email@example.com and they can explore further.
WUSA’s agreement with GRT sets up payment only on your academic terms but allows use all year long. You remain U-Pass eligible for one off-term, summer for example, or the duration of your co-op term. This includes students on 8-month work terms.