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GO Transit Student ID Discount Card

What is a GO Transit Student ID card?

Go Transit offers discounts, to student passengers, off adult monthly passes and PRESTO Card. For a Go student ticket or monthly pass and PRESTO to be accepted, a student must carry a valid GO Transit Student ID card and their Ryerson Student ID card.

GO Transit Student ID cards are provided free to eligible Ryerson students through collaboration between GO Transit and Ryerson University.

GO Transit Student ID cards are valid until October 31st of the following school year.

Who is Eligible for a GO Transit Student ID Card

Ryerson undergraduate students enrolled in a full course load for both the fall and winter terms are eligible for the GO Transit Student ID card.  Undergraduate students registered for only 1 term of full time studies are not eligible for the GO Transit Student ID card.

Ryerson graduate students registered in a full-time program and enrolled in a full course load are eligible for the GO Transit Student ID card.

Ryerson students enrolled in part time graduate programs including Professional Masters Diploma programs and students enrolled in Chang School certificate programs and/or courses are NOT eligible for the GO Transit Student ID card.

Note:  
Questions regarding eligibility for the GO Transit Student ID Card may be referred to gotransit@ryerson.ca

Application Procedures

It is recommended that you submit your online application by mid-August to receive your card for the start of the term and to enjoy the full benefits of paying the student discount rate.

Once your application is submitted, your program and enrollment information will be verified for eligibility. You may pick up your GO Transit Student ID Card from the OneCard office; see the Pickup Information drop down tab for the first date you may pick up your card. You will be required to present your Ryerson Student ID card to collect your GO Transit Student Card. 

You must associate your GO Transit Student ID Discount Card with your Presto Card at a GO Station to obtain the discounts.

2017-2018 GO Transit Student ID Cards applications will be available beginning August 8, 2017 at 9:00 AM.  

 

Login using your my.ryerson.ca username (e.g. jsmith) and password to submit your Online Application.

  • Do NOT use your 9 digit student number to login.
  • Do NOT include @ryerson.ca after your username.
Pickup Information
GO Transit Student Discount ID cards are available for pickup at the OneCard Office after two business days, during the regular academic year. Please see the following notes for availability and pickup during Fall Orientation.
 
2017-2018 GO Transit Student ID Cards
  • Pickup begins August 28, 2017, Applications submitted on or after August 28, 2017 will be available after two business days.
  • August 28 - September 7, 2017 (Closed Sept 2-4)
    Lower Gym, Kerr Hall West 73 (KHW-73 - Lower Level)
    Monday to Thursday 9am to 6pm, Friday 9:30am to 4:00pm
  • September 8 - September 29, 2017
    Temporary OneCard Distribution Area located in POD-52A
    Monday to Thursday 9am to 6pm, Friday 9:30am to 4:00pm
  • October 1, 2017 - Onward
    Pickup back at the OneCard Office, during regular office hours

You will be required to present your Ryerson Student ID card to collect your GO Transit Student Card.

Procedures for Lost Cards

Please note that if you have lost your GO Transit Student Identification Card, in order to obtain a new card you will be required to do the following:

  • Go to the OneCard Office, which is located in 380 Victoria Street, room JOR02 on the Lower Ground floor level, to declare the card as lost.
  • If you are eligible for a new card, you will be provided with a replacement GO Transit Student Identification Card.
GO Transit Student Discount ID Card Application Button
  • GO Transit Student ID Cards will be ready for pickup after two business days
  • You must present your Ryerson OneCard to collect your GO Transit Student ID Card
  • You must associate your GO Transit Student ID Discount Card with your Presto Card at a GO Station

    NO EXCEPTIONS