U-Pass 

Exemption

Exemptions DO NOT carry forward from term to term. You will need to re-apply each term. The Fall 2022 U-Pass Exemption Application will open by August.

U-Pass
Exemption

Exemptions DO NOT carry forward from term to term. You will need to re-apply each term. The Fall 2022 U-Pass Exemption Application will open by August.

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Exemption Deadline:

Fall 2022: September 30, 2022 at 4:00pm.
Winter 2023: January 27, 2023 at 4:00pm.

 

Eligibility:

Students that can request a fee exemption from U-Pass, before the exemption deadline for each term, are:

Transit Staff
Students with a valid transit staff card from

DATS / SCAT / HANDIBUS
Students who have a valid DATS/SCAT or St. Albert Handibus registration card. However, ETS will accept the U-Pass on DATS, therefore you may wish to keep the pass in that case.

Double Enrolled
Students who are double enrolled at NAIT and another U-Pass partner school (University of Alberta, MacEwan University, and NorQuest College) and already paid for their U-Pass from the other institution.

Practicum Students
Students who are in a Practicum and meet all of the following conditions:

  • You are on your practicum for 8 weeks or longer during the U-Pass term assessment dates;
  • Your practicum location is outside the service areas (outside of Edmonton, Strathcona County, St. Albert, Leduc, Beaumont, Spruce Grove, and Fort Saskatchewan);
  • Your practicum begins prior to the term’s exemption deadlines:
    Fall 2022: September 30, 2022 at 4:00pm
    Winter 2023: January 27, 2023 at 4:00pm;

Separate applications must be submitted for each individual term. In order to submit your request, you must upload a letter from your program office indicating the student’s name, one AT NAIT card, dates and the city of placement.

Long Distance Residents

This exemption is under review and pending. Expected decision date: End of July.

Students who live greater than a 100km radius away from NAIT campus where their in-person classes are delivered.

AISH Program Enrollment
Any student with a valid AISH (Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped) program registration can apply for the U-Pass exemption. Please contact your AISH worker, or visit https://www.alberta.ca/contact-aish.aspx to request an AISH verification letter.

Senior Students
If you are a student who is turning 65 years of age during the term, or you are already 65 or older, you can apply for the U-Pass exemption by the deadline for that term. Please submit an exemption request form, including your proof of age uploaded document.