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 Spring Quarter ORCA products is Thursday 4/11/19 before 4:30pm.
    • Last day to purchase Non-Lift Spring Semester ORCA products is Friday 1/18/2019, 4:30pm.

 

Spring Quarter 2019 - Puget Pass

* 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 April and May Puget Passes, e-purse for June 
$3.25 Puget Pass $351 $175.50 $175.50 April and May Puget Passes, e-purse for June 
$4.75 Puget Pass $513 $256.50 $256.50 April and May Puget Passes, e-purse for June 


 Summer Semester Upper Division and SITIE 2019

* 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 $99 $99 Puget Passes for the Months of June and July
$3.25 Puget Pass $234 $117 $117 Puget Passes for the Months of June and July
$4.75 Puget Pass $342 $171 $171 Puget Passes for the Months of June and July

Summer Semester Criminal Law 2019

* 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 $99 $99 $99 E-Purse and a Puget Pass for July
$3.25 Puget Pass $234 $117 $117 $117 E-Purse and a Puget Pass for July
$4.75 Puget Pass $342 $171 $171 $171 E-Purse and a Puget Pass for July

 


Ferry

Spring Quarter 2019 

A ferry pass may be purchased if the customer doesn't currently have a Seattle University subsidized Orca Puget Pass or Orca LIFT Card. The Ferry Pass will include monthly Ferry Passes for January, February, and March.

E-Purse will be provided for June.

* 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 April and May, e-purse for June 
WSF Central Sound $328.80 $164.40 $164.40 Monthly ferry passes for April and May, e-purse for June 

Summer Semester Upper Level and SITIE 2019 

A ferry pass may be purchased if the customer doesn't currently have a Seattle University subsidized Orca Puget Pass or Orca LIFT Card. The Ferry Pass will include E-Purse for January, monthly passes for February March and April, and half month E-Purse for May.

* 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 $71.85 $71.85 Ferry Passes for the Months of June and July
WSF Central Sound $219.20 $109.60 $109.60 Ferry Passes for the Months of June and July

Summer Semester Criminal Law 2019 

A ferry pass may be purchased if the customer doesn't currently have a Seattle University subsidized Orca Puget Pass or Orca LIFT Card. The Ferry Pass will include E-Purse for January, monthly passes for February March and April, and half month E-Purse for May.

* 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 $71.85 $71.85 $71.85 E-Purse and Ferry Pass for the Month of July
WSF Central Sound $219.20 $109.60 $109.60 $109.60 E-Purse and Ferry Pass for the Month of July

 


ORCA LIFT Bus Subsidy

LIFT FARE CHANGES JULY 1, 2018 - now one subsidy rate for semester ($108)/quarter ($81) 

Adult Fare Changes July 1, 2018

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.

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

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO ORCA LIFT FARE CHANGES JULY 1, 2018, BEGINNING FALL SEMESTER 2018/FALL QUARTER 2018 THERE IS NO LONGER INSIDE KING COUNTY AND OUTSIDE KING COUNTY ORCA LIFT SUBSIDIES.  THERE IS NOW ONLY ONE SUBSIDY:  $108 PER SEMESTER AND $81 PER QUARTER. 

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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