Non-Lift Eligibility requirements

Puget Pass or Washington State Ferry (WSF) walk-on passenger ferry pass eligibility requirements:

  • Must be enrolled minimum half time for the academic term: Fall Semester, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter, Spring Semester, Spring Quarter, Summer Semester, or Sumer Quarter.
  • Orca Puget Passes or ferry passes must be purchased before the deadline each academic term.
  • Either a Puget Pass or Washington State Ferry (WSF) walk-on passenger ferry pass can be purchased, but not both products in the same academic term.
  • During Summer Quarter and Summer Semester, if you are not taking classes but have an internship or externship that you are receiving Seattle University credit (minimum half time for the academic term), and it will be on your transcript, you are eligible to purchase a Puget Pass or WSF ferry pass.
  • During Summer Quarter and Summer Semester, if you are not taking classes but working on campus and employed by Seattle University and working for minimum half of the Summer Quarter or Summer Semester term, you would be eligible to purchase a Puget Pass or WSF ferry pass. Please note that your Seattle University supervisor will need to verify your Seattle University summer employment by sending an e-mail to Public Safety at transitpass@seattleu.edu.  E-mail must include the student’s name, the work schedule, start and end dates of employment, department or office in which the student is working, and supervisor’s name and contact information.
  • Please note that 1-week intersession classes do not qualify to purchase a Puget Pass or WSF ferry pass.
  • The only parking permit eligible for purchase is the supplement parking permit.
  • If you have outstanding parking citations, you are ineligible  for a Puget Pass or Washington State Ferry (WSF) walk-on passenger ferry pass from Seattle University.
  • If you purchase from Seattle University a Puget Pass or Washington State Ferry (WSF) walk-on passenger ferry pass, you are ineligible to receive an Orca Lift subsidy in the same academic term.