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Discounted Transportation Passes for Students

Effective Fall 2021, the Palomar College Cashier’s Office will be offering a Fall Semester Transit Pass. This pass is valid from the time of purchase through December 31, 2021. This pass includes unlimited rides on the MTS Bus, MTS Trolley, MTS Rapid, SPRINTER, and BREEZE.

Pronto passes are now available for purchase through your MyPalomar Student Center. Student will download the Pronto app and finalize payment for the pass. The student will be contacted by the Cashier’s Office within one business day to verify that the pass is valid and ready to be used. Passes are not valid until contacted by Cashier’s Office staff. Instructions on the entire purchase process can be found here.

Students are required to have the current term Student Activity Card in order to purchase a Fall Semester Pass. Students are advised that they should carry their Student Activity Card with them anytime they are riding with MTS to prove, if asked, that they are a Palomar College Student. More information about the benefits of the Student Activity Card can be found here. We recommend purchasing the Student Activity Card through the Firefox web browser.

Available Dates

Semester pass available for purchase through October. At that time, other options will be available.

How to Purchase

Students can purchase their MTS Pronto Card through their MyPalomar Student Center. Instructions can be found here. Please note that Pronto passes are not valid until student has been contacted by the Cashier’s Office staff.

Costs and How to Pay

Payments for the Fall Semester Pass must be made via electronic check or credit/debit card and are non-refundable.

  • Fall Semester Pass- $130 (once per semester)
  • Current Term Student Activity Card (once per semester)- $15

Please Note

Once purchasing the Pronto Pass online, the student will be contacted by the Cashier’s Office staff to confirm that their pass has been loaded to their account. Passes are not valid until contacted by Cashier’s Office Staff.  Passes loaded onto the Pronto Pass at Palomar College are only valid for MTS Buses, MTS Trolleys, MTS Rapid Buses, Breeze Buses, and the Sprinter. The Coaster and Premium Bus Routes are not covered with this pass.

Instructions on Downloading the App can be found here.

Updated 9/7/21 CS

Per the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Palomar College and Metropolitan Transit System, Pronto sales are restricted to Palomar College students only at this time.

Heather A. Sutton, Administrative Specialist II

Vacant, Accounting Manager

Brandi Y. Taveuveu, Budget and Payroll Manager

Cassandra Stone, Student Accounts & Cashiering Manager

Amber Cross, Acting Purchasing Supervisor