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U-Pass BC on Compass Card

UPass update

Douglas College has worked with other post-secondary institutions, student associations and Translink to temporarily suspend the U-Pass BC program as of May 1, 2020 until further notice. We understand that this may add to the financial pressures for some of our students, and we encourage those who are impacted to speak with a Student Success Advisor about financial support at

Winter 2020 refund notice

Douglas College is issuing a refund for the April 2020 U-Pass. Refunds will be issued to those students who did not use their April U-Pass for more than $41 in stored travel value. A cheque of $41 will be mailed to the address listed on myAccount.

Loading your U-Pass BC: Infographic instructions

Translink has provided an infographic showing the steps to load your U-Pass BC on Compass Card, including information on where to get a Compass Card.

For information on the U-Pass BC Program and Compass Card go to the 'Frequently Asked Questions' linked from this page.  

Additional Information

  • Get your student ID card if you don't already have one. You must travel on transit with your Douglas Student ID card and U-Pass BC on Compass Card. Important, your U-Pass BC on Compass Card is not transferable.
  • Go to the Translink student website, choose Douglas College from the drop-down list, and log in with your College Network Access (the same as what you use for the College computers and WiFi - your student ID number and password).
  • Link your Compass Card.
  • View your eligibility and request your U-Pass BC. Please note: Your fees must be paid in full OR you must have submitted a fee deferral before your eligibility is given to Translink.    
  • Sign up for monthly Notifications from Translink to remind you to load the next months U-Pass BC.
  • Allow up to 24 hours for your U-Pass BC to load.
  • Start tapping in and out with your U-Pass BC on Compass Card on transit! 

If you are having problems logging in, try resetting your password or contact the CEIT Service Desk at 604-527-5330.

Frequently Asked Questions

Compass Card FAQs

U-Pass FAQs

Last Updated: 5/22/2020 4:06:35 PM