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The University's Transit Program offers incentives and discounts to full-time students, faculty, and staff using the Metrorail/Metrobus, Tri-Rail, and Miami-Dade “Park and Ride” express buses.

For the transit schedule click here.

Mobility Discount program

  • Full-time students receive 50% off the monthly mobile pass for Metrorail/Metrobus and the Easy Card for Tri-Rail.
  • Faculty and Staff with full-time status receive a Metrorail/Metrobus and Tri-Rail pass at a discounted rate based on annual salary (see chart below for monthly cost structure). To join the program complete this form by the 14th of the month.
  • Miller School of Medicine employees visits this link for more information.
  • Vendors and Contractors can also take advantage of discount fares and transfer programs offered by Miami Dade Transit. Some discount categories include Golden Passport, Patriot Passport (Military Veterans), Commuter Reduced Fare, and People with Disabilities. Click here for more information.


The routes connecting you to campus are Route 48Route 56Route 57, and Route 500. Acquaint yourself and find the most convenient route at the Miami-Dade County Metro-Bus Schedules

Full-time students, to obtain your discount College Easy Pass follow the steps below. Passes may be purchased between the 20th of each month for use on the 1st of the following month. If purchased between the 1st to the 10th of a month, it will become available for immediate use. The final date to send your request to obtain the discount is the 9th of the month in which the pass will be used. 

  1. Send an email to with Student Easy Pass Discount in the subject line and the following information in the email:
    1. Full Name (first and last)
    2. UM email address
    3. C# (i.e. C12345678)
  2. Download the Go Miami mobile application at Google Play or the Apple Store.
  3. Register with Go Miami using your credentials.
  4. Purchase a monthly pass before the 10th of each month.
  5. Tap and Go using your mobile app for Metrorail and Metro-bus entry.

For technical assistance with the app, contact Miami-Dade County Transit at 786-469-5151, select option 1, and then option 5. 


Full-time students, to join the discount program, you will need to visit one of the Tri-Rail kiosk centers with your UM ID and class schedule for the semester. Please contact 1(800) 874-7245 to find the available times to obtain the Easy Card at the closest station near you. For additional information, please contact 305-284-1547 or email with Tri-Rail Student Discount as your subject.  

Faculty and Staff only

Full-time Employee Earnings Metrorail Only Metrorail with parking Tri-rail Tri-rail with Regional Pass
$35,000 or less $20.65 $31.90 $10.00 $45.00
$35,001 to $40,000 $35.65 $46.90 $33.50 $71.75
$40,001 to $45,000 $50.65 $61.90 $48.50 $86.75
$45,001 to $50,000 $65.65 $76.90 $63.50 $101.75
$50,001 to $70,000 $80.65 $91.90 $78.50 $116.75
$70,001 or more  $95.65 $106.90 $93.50 $131.75

Well ‘Canes Points

Program participants can earn up to 250 Well 'Canes Points. Click here to learn if you qualify and complete the form based on your respective campus:


In the event of an EMERGENCY

Make sure you enroll in the Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program through this link and receive 6 ERH vouchers when you register for your Metro-Rail commute. You must register each year.

Lost item(s)

Lost an item on Transit? Report lost items to MDT via this link.