MBTA Passes & Parking Permits
Spring Semester 2024
Boston College is pleased to offer its students the opportunity to purchase MBTA passes for the semester at an 11% discount. This program is ideal for members of the Boston College community who need to commute to and from campus often. Passes must be purchased for the entire semester in advance.
Individual monthly passes (Zone Passes) must be picked up each month during the semester. Zone Pass Holders (only good one month at a time) will be notified, via email, when their pass is ready to pick up in the Office of Student Services.
Full semester/LinkPass holders will be notified when their pass is ready for pick up in the Office of Student Service.
You may purchase discounted MBTA passes for the spring 2024 semester beginning September 13. The deadline to purchase passes is January 10, 2024. These passes offer unlimited rides from February 1, 2024 to May 31, 2024. Listed below are the various passes available and their costs. Please consider your purchase carefully with the understanding that your purchase is final and that there can be no cancellations or refunds.
Boston College will accept payment by credit card only. Purchase passes here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/ssmbta.
Employees are eligible to purchase MBTA passes through www.wageworks.com. To purchase MBTA passes, visit the Commuter Benefit Signup web page. Employee passes are not distributed by the Office of Student Services. Please contact the Office of Transportation at 617-552-0151 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
If you have any questions concerning the routes, contact the MBTA directly at (617) 222-3200 or visit www.mbta.com. For information on the commuter rail stations included in each zone, please visit the MBTA's website at http://www.mbta.com/fares_and_passes/?eid=10512. For questions concerning purchasing MBTA passes or for lost passes purchased through our office, contact the Office of Student Services at (617) 552-3300 or (800) 294-0294.
All passes expire at the end of each semester. Do not add more funds to these passes; attempting to add more funds will result in their forfeiture.
For lost, malfunctioning, or stolen passes, contact the Office of Student Services.
Please make your decision and purchase carefully. Double check the routes you anticipate needing to travel to ensure that the pass you purchase allows for your intended route. There is absolutely no cancellation, refund, or changing pass types after a purchase is made. The MBTA does not allow changes.
Local Bus—$48.00 per month
LinkPass (Rapid Transit)—$80.00 per month
Inner Express Bus—$121.00 per month
Outer Express Bus—$149.00 per month
Zone 1A—$80.00 per month
Zone 1—$190.00 per month
Zone 2—$206.00 per month
Zone 3—$232.00 per month
Zone 4—$250.00 per month
Zone 5—$276.00 per month
Zone 6—$302.00 per month
Zone 7—$320.00 per month
Zone 8—$345.00 per month
Zone 9—$361.00 per month
Zone 10—$379.00 per month
Boat Pass—$292.00 per month
* For more information on the commuter rail stations included in each zone, please see the MBTA's website at http://www.mbta.com/fares_and_passes/?eid=10512.
For information about types of permits and eligibility criteria, visit the parking permits and applications web page on the Transportation website.
Eligible undergraduate resident students and graduate students may order a parking permit by logging into www.bc.edu/myservices and selecting Parking Permits and Citations under the Account and Personal Info tab.
- Undergraduate Commuter Student Parking Permit Application (for undergraduate students only)
- Application for Temporary or Summer Parking