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What is GoPass?

GoPass is a free student bus pass sponsored by NCSU Transportation which allows NC State students to ride city Capital Area Transit (CAT) and regional buses Triangle Transit free of charge; NC State Faculty/Staff pay a $25 pre-paid (non-refundable) annual fee. Use your GoPass to travel the Triangle - commute to campus, get to the airport or even visit your friends at that "other" university in Chapel Hill!

You don't need anything to ride NC State's Wolfline buses.

  • You need a GoPass AND a current NC State University ID to use city and regional transit service.
  • Passes are renewed annually.
  • 2013/14 pass is valid from August 4, 2013 - August 3, 2014.
  • 2014/15 pass is valid from August 4, 2014 - August 3, 2015.
  • GoPasses are non-transferable; only valid for assignee on record with NCSU Transportation.

How do I get a GoPass?

Pick up your GoPass at the Transportation office at 2721 Sullivan Drive. Be sure to bring your campus ID with you.

GoPass is offered for an annual $25 pre-paid (non-refundable) fee - major credit cards accepted ($25 charge equates to about 5 - 12 round-trip rides on CAT or Triangle Triangle). A great value!

How do I use my GoPass?

First, visit to plan your trip (figure out which bus to ride and when and where to pick it up.) Also check out GoTriangle's How to Ride Guide for helpful videos.

Every CAT and Triangle Transit bus has an electronic farebox located next to the driver at the front of the bus. Show your current university ID to the bus driver and swipe your GoPass through the top of the fare box. Check out GoTriangle's "Paying the Fare" video for visual instructions.

Need help planning your transit trips? Visit or call (919) 485-RIDE (7433).

Questions? Please call Transportation at 919-515-3424 or 919-515-1609. Map of Transportation Office location.

Note: Triangle Transit CRX Riders are eligible for free parking permits for the Eubanks Road Park and Ride Lot. Triangle Transit is pleased to offer these permits to CRX riders with a 31-day pass, a $25 stored value card, or a valid GoPass issued from NC State. Monthly Access Card Application