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Looking to save money on bus and train passes? Take advantage of the BVC Upass for access to discounted transit.

SABVC is here to assist students in getting their BVC UPass.

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BVC students can access an optional transit pass that provides unlimited use of Calgary Transit services throughout their term of studies. Here are the three requirements students must meet to avail themselves of the UPass.

Must have a valid @mybvc email address

Must be enrolled full-time in the semester - a minimum full-time credit load of 9 credits. Learners who carry less than 9 credits in a term will be considered part-time.

Must have a handheld device that supports either Google Play (Android) or App Store (iOS). 

Okay, I want UPass!

Follow these steps to avail for the digital UPass Ticket.


Register to UPass through

Log in to your student account, go to Registration, and choose Transit Pass. 


Carefully review and accept/reject pricing, dates, and terms. Once accepted, your UPass is charged to your student account and becomes active for the term. Pay for your UPass with tuition by the deadline to avoid penalties.


Download the myFare App

Download and install the Calgary Transit My Fare app from Google Play (Android) or the App Store (iOS)


Create your MyID account using @mybvc email

Go to Profile, click New Account, sign up with Calgary MyID using your MyBVC email.


Get your verification code

After entering your MyBVC email, check for a verification code. Once confirmed, return to the My Fare app to sign in. Your UPass will appear in your ticket wallet within 48 hours. If not, refresh your wallet by tapping the button at the top right.

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Upass Frequently Asked Questions

Each term, the UPass price may vary. Visit Bow Valley College's page for more details on registration dates or deadlines.

Need UPass Assistance?

Visit SABVC office at:

Bow Valley CollegeSouth Campus, 2nd Floor 

Monday to Friday – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Phone: 403-410-1695

City of Calgary Transit: Call 311

BVC Office directories and locations:

Office of the Registrar - 1st Fl, South Campus | 403-476-2214

IT Services – 3rd Floor, North Campus | 403-410-1611

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