ORCA Passes and Prices

Student Orca Renewal Steps for iParq

Non-LIFT ORCA (Puget Pass or Walk-on Passenger Ferry Pass)

    • Prices do not include $5.00 new card fee.
    • Any additional E-purse funds added to the ORCA card by the rider will not be subsidized.
    • If the transit service cost is more than the Puget Pass price, you are responsible for paying the additional fare.
    • Each Student is only allowed one active Seattle University Orca Card at any time with only one SU subsidized                                                                     Orca product (Puget Pass, Ferry Pass, or LIFT subsidy).
    • Subsidized Non-Lift ORCA cards for first time purchase, or replacing a lost card must be purchased in office.
    • Subsidized Non-Lift Orca Renewal is completed online through iParq:  https://seattleu.thepermitstore.com/ - see Student Orca Renewal Steps for iParq PDF at top of screen for assistance with online renewal process.
    • Last day to purchase Non-Lift Fall Quarter 2019 ORCA products is Friday 10/4/19 before 4:30pm.
    • Last day to purchase Non-Lift Fall Semester 2019 ORCA products is Friday 9/6/2019, 4:30pm.

 

Fall Quarter 2019 - Puget Pass (last day to purchase Friday 10/4/19 before 4:30pm)

* Each Student is only allowed one active Seattle University Orca Card at any time with only one SU subsidized Orca product (Puget Pass, Ferry Pass, or LIFT subsidy).

 Total Card ValueSU SubsidyStudent CostProduct Details
$2.75 Puget Pass $297 $148.50 $148.50 October and November Puget Passes, $99 e-purse 
$3.25 Puget Pass $351 $175.50 $175.50 October and November Puget Passes, $117 e-purse 
$4.75 Puget Pass $513 $256.50 $256.50 October and November Puget Passes, $171 e-purse


 Fall Semester 2019 - Puget Pass (last day to purchase Friday 9/6/19 before 4:30pm)

* Each Student is only allowed one active Seattle University Orca Card at any time with only one SU subsidized Orca product (Puget Pass, Ferry Pass, or LIFT subsidy).

 Total Card ValueSU SubsidyStudent CostOrca Product Details
$2.75 Puget Pass $198 $198 $198 September, October, and November Puget Passes, $99 e-purse 
$3.25 Puget Pass $234 $234 $234 September, October, and November Puget Passes, $117 e-purse
$4.75 Puget Pass $342 $342 $342 September, October, and November Puget Passes, $171 e-purse

 
Ferry

Fall Quarter 2019 (last day to purchase Friday 10/4/19 before 4:30pm)

A ferry pass may be purchased if the customer doesn't currently have a Seattle University subsidized Orca Puget Pass or Orca LIFT Card.

* Each Student is only allowed one active Seattle University Orca Card at any time with only one SU subsidized Orca product (Puget Pass, Ferry Pass, or LIFT subsidy).

 Total Card ValueSU SubsidyStudent CostOrca Product Details
WSF Vashon Island $215.55 $107.77 $107.77 Monthly ferry passes for October and November, $71.85 e-purse 
WSF Central Sound $328.80 $164.40 $164.40 Monthly ferry passes for October and November, $109.60 e-purse

 

Fall Semester 2019 (last day to purchase Friday 9/6/19 before 4:30pm) 

* Each Student is only allowed one active Seattle University Orca Card at any time with only one SU subsidized Orca product (Puget Pass, Ferry Pass, or LIFT subsidy).

 Total Card ValueSU SubsidyStudent CostOrca Product Details
WSF Vashon Island $143.70 $143.70 $143.70 Monthly ferry passes for September, October, and November, $71.85 e-purse 
WSF Central Sound $219.20 $219.20 $219.20 Monthly ferry passes for September, October and November, $109.60 e-purse 

 


ORCA LIFT Bus Subsidy

Semester max subsidy $108

Quarter max subsidy $81 

At the beginning of each academic term, the student must purchase E-Purse and/or Monthly Pass from Orca, and the Orca product(s) must be loaded directly onto the student's Orca Lift card.  Student’s home residential address must be current with Seattle University. 

If the student purchases less than the Recommended Student Cost as listed in the chart below, Seattle University’s Orca Lift subsidy will match the dollar amount the student purchased at the beginning of each academic term. 

Example: Quarter student purchases $20 E-Purse onto the Orca Lift card, Seattle University will only subsidize $20 (not $81).

If the student purchases more than the Recommended Student Cost as listed in the chart below, Seattle University’s Orca Lift subsidy will be the Max SU Subsidy as listed in the chart below.

Example: Quarter student purchases $100 E-Purse onto the Orca Lift card, Seattle University will only subsidize $81 (not $100).

 

All StudentsTotal Card ValueMax SU SubsidyRecommended Student Cost
Quarter $162.00 $81.00 81.00
Semester $216.00 $108.00 108.00

Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP)

At the beginning of each academic term, the student must purchase E-Purse and/or Monthly Pass from Orca, and the Orca product(s) must be loaded directly onto the student's Orca Lift card.  Student’s home residential address must be current with Seattle University. 

If the student purchases less than the Recommended Student Cost as listed in the chart below, Seattle University’s Orca Lift subsidy will match the dollar amount the student purchased at the beginning of each academic term. 

Example: Quarter student living in King County purchases $20 E-Purse onto the Orca Lift card, Seattle University will only subsidize $20 (not $54).

If the student purchases more than the Recommended Student Cost as listed in the chart below, Seattle University’s Orca Lift subsidy will be the Max SU Subsidy as listed in the chart below.

Example: Quarter student living in King County purchases $100 E-Purse onto the Orca Lift card, Seattle University will only subsidize $54 (not $100).

This also applies to students living outside of King County.

* Each Student is only allowed one active Seattle University Orca Card at any time with only one SU subsidized Orca product (Puget Pass, Ferry Pass, or LIFT subsidy).

Please see chart below for Recommended Student Costs and Max SU Subsidies. 

Student Resides Inside King CountyTotal Card ValueMax SU SubsidyRecommended Student Cost
Quarter $108.00 $54.00 $54.00
Semester $144.00 $72.00 $72.00

 

Youth Orca Card

At the beginning of each academic term, the student must purchase E-Purse and/or Monthly Pass from Orca, and the Orca product(s) must be loaded directly onto the student's Orca Lift card.  Student’s home residential address must be current with Seattle University. 

If the student purchases less than the Recommended Student Cost as listed in the chart below, Seattle University’s Orca Lift subsidy will match the dollar amount the student purchased at the beginning of each academic term. 

Example: Quarter student purchases $20 E-Purse onto the Orca Lift card, Seattle University will only subsidize $20 (not $81).

If the student purchases more than the Recommended Student Cost as listed in the chart below, Seattle University’s Orca Lift subsidy will be the Max SU Subsidy as listed in the chart below.

Example: Quarter student purchases $100 E-Purse onto the Orca Lift card, Seattle University will only subsidize $81 (not $100).

This also applies to students living outside of King County.

* Each Student is only allowed one active Seattle University Orca Card at any time with only one SU subsidized Orca product (Puget Pass, Ferry Pass, or LIFT subsidy).

Please see chart below for Recommended Student Costs and Max SU Subsidies. 

Student Resides Inside King CountyTotal Card ValueMax SU SubsidyRecommended Student Cost
Quarter $162.00 $81.00 $81.00

 

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