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DART – Let's Go.

Go to school on a Full Ride -- at a Reduced Rate!

DARTmart has moved and is now open.
Please use our Akard Street entrance.
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
For Lost & Found items, call 214-749-3810.

You can also visit a participating GoPass Tap card retailer
to purchase or reload a GoPass Tap card, including most 7-Eleven locations.
For a full list, visit

Are you a full-time college or trade school student? You may qualify for a reduced fare if you meet ALL of the following criteria:

  1. You attend a college, university, trade school or technical school physically located in the DART Service Area on a full-time, undergraduate basis.

  2. Your school does not participate in DART's Higher Education Pass Program.

  3. You have already obtained a DART-issued student ID.
If not, you do not qualify for a Reduced Fare.
You must pay the full fare to ride.

How to get your DART-issued student ID

  1. Complete the enrollment form.

  2. Ask your school registrar to sign and stamp the form OR attach a National Student Clearinghouse Current Enrollment Verification Certificate verifying that you are currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student. (Note: National Student Clearinghouse charges a $2.50 fee).

  3. Present your completed enrollment form (originals only) and your current college photo ID at the DARTmart (Akard Station, 1401 Pacific Ave, Dallas, TX 75202; Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Higher Education Pass Program

The following colleges and trade schools participate in a contracted pass program with DART. If you attend one of these schools, you must obtain your pass from your school.

  • Dallas College:
    Bill J Priest
    Cedar Valley
    Pleasant Grove Center (formerly Eastfield College Pleasant Grove Campus)
    El Centro
    Mountain View
    North Lake
    Irving Center (formerly North Lake College South Campus)
    Construction Sciences Center (formerly North Lake College West Campus)
  • Paul Quinn College
  • SMU (contact the Parking and ID Card Services Office for your pass)
  • UNT Dallas College of Law
  • UNT Dallas
  • UTD (contact the Parking and Transportation Office for your pass)
  • UT Southwestern
Since participating schools receive passes at a discounted rate, students do not qualify for reduced fares purchased on the GoPass® mobile ticketing app, from a Ticket Vending Machine or from a bus farebox.

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