Alamo Colleges students, employees eligible for free VIA bus pass
August 20, 2021
Through a partnership with VIA Metropolitan Transit, all Alamo Colleges District students and employees are eligible for a free VIA goMobile U-Pass by signing up with their student or employee email address.
The pass gives you access to unlimited bus rides on VIA throughout the semester. With free high-speed Wi-Fi on all buses and transit centers, you can spend more time reading, studying, checking emails and staying connected. The VIA U-Pass for Fall 2021 is valid from August 1, 2021 through January 31, 2022.
Download the VIA goMobile+ App
This year, VIA has upgraded their mobile access with the new VIA goMobile+ app. This new app offers an improved user-friendly design, easy access to trip planning, stronger security features to reduce fraud and more.
Available on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
|Download the VIA goMobile+ App to access your free VIA U-Pass.
Once the VIA U-Pass appears on your goMobile+ account, you will receive a purchase receipt via email from email@example.com.
Any students or employees needing assistance accessing the VIA U-Pass may contact VIA Customer Service at 210-362-2020, and select the option for goMobile+. For more information about using your VIA goMobile+ app, please visit the VIA website.
Don't have a smartphone?
Just show your student or employee ID to the bus operator when boarding.
Your Alamo Colleges District ID can be used as your U-Pass to ride on all VIA mainline bus routes.
All current academic students, faculty, and staff are eligible to use the VIA U-Pass.
Paying the board-approved Campus Access Fee with your tuition allows you to receive this benefit at no extra cost.
Student IDs are issued to students on a payment plan or if your tuition is paid in full. Provide your Banner ID number and a Driver’s License or Photo ID.
Original student ID cards are free. Replacement cards (lost or stolen) are $10.00.
Due to COVID-19, you will need to contact your college if you need a Student ID card.
You have unlimited bus rides on VIA throughout the semester.
These students do not pay the Campus Access Fee and are not currently eligible.
Tickets can be purchased at all VIA Customer Service Centers and many retail outlets. Visit VIA's website for more information.