UBC Student Card and Compass Card

Obtain your affiliate UBC Student Card by following these steps:

  1. Student goes to the UBC Card Office located in the UBC Bookstore. Bring identification.
  2. Receive your affiliate UBC Student Card.

Obtain your Compass Card

  1. Swipe your affiliate UBC Student Card in the Compass Card dispensers located in the UBC Bookstore and Student Union Building.

Create an affiliated CWL (Campus Wide Login)

Note: All students must create a CWL

Note for transferees: Students who already have a Compass Card must first unlink their U-Pass from the Compass Card from the previous institution in order to link their U-Pass through their affiliate UBC Student Card.

  1.  Open the CWL Website: www.cwl.ubc.ca
  2. Click on the heading “Getting Started
  3. Click on CREATE A CWL  ACCOUNT
  4. Click to PROCEED
  5. Read the terms and Conditions then click on “I AGREE”
  6. Click on AFFILIATE then continue
  7. Enter Your Information and Select a CWL Login Name and Password
  • Your default affiliate password is your birthdate in YYMMDD format
  • Find your affiliate UBC Student Number on your affiliate UBC Student Card
  • Log in to UBC and verify your new credentials using your new CWL login and password.  

How to link your U-Pass to your Compass Card

THE FIRST TIME YOU GO ONLINE TO REQUEST YOUR MONTHLY U-Pass BC Benefit you will need to link it to a Compass Card by doing the following:

  1. Visit www.upassbc.translink.ca
  2. Select UBC as your Post-Secondary Institution
  3. Enter your affiliate CWL login and password when redirected to UBC
  4. Request your U-Pass BC benefit for September (and subsequently for each month)*Allow up to 24 hours for activation

How to load your U-Pass

  1. Sign into www.upassbc.translink.ca
  2. Link your Compass card: enter the 20 digit number & the 3 digit CVN on the back of the Compass Card.
  3. Request your U-PASS BC: once your card is linked, you can request your U-PASS BC.The system will confirm your eligibility and then LOAD your pass.

 

REMINDERS:

-        Always make sure to request your next month’s benefit in advance

-        It can take up to 24 hours to activate your U-Pass BC onto your Compass Card

-        You will NOT be eligible to ride transit until this request is processed

-        Your U-PASS BC is NON TRANSFERABLE

-        You must always carry ID with you when travelling

See more at: http://planning.ubc.ca/vancouver/transportation-planning/u-pass-compass-card/u-pass-faq#sthash.GOrnhdzS.dpuf

 

Questions? Please contact registrar@stmarkscollege.ca